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Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Merck, Has Some Explaining To Do Over Its MMR Vaccination Claims.

According to the court documents Merck’s misconduct is occurring in many different ways including:

Failed to disclose that its mumps vaccine was not as effective as Merck represented
Used improper testing techniques
Manipulated testing methodology
Abandoned undesirable test results
Falsified test data
Failed to adequately investigate and report the diminished efficacy of its mumps vaccine
Falsely verified that each manufacturing lot of mumps vaccine would be as effective as identified in the labeling
Falsely certified the accuracy of applications filed with the FDA
Falsely certified compliance with the terms of the (Centre for Disease Control) CDC purchase contract
Engaged in fraud and concealment described herein for the purpose of illegally monopolizing the U.S. market for mumps vaccine
Mislabeled, misbranded and falsely certified its mumps vaccine and
Engaged with other acts described herein to conceal the diminished efficacy of the vaccine the government was purchasing.

More on this story here. 

Never a dull moment when it comes to big pharma.


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