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17th May 2019

Merck ‘evaluating global footprint’ with $1.2bn manufacturing restructure

Merck continues its multi-year restructuring process with a program that could cost up to $1.2bn and has a provisional end date of 2023.


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04th May 2018

Cancer drug Keytruda drives profit at Merck

Irish subsidiary MSD building new biologics plant to expand global manufacturing capacity for key cancer drug
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01st December 2017

Pharmaceutical giant Merck picks London for new HQ

Pharmaceutical giant Merck has chosen central London as the site of its new headquarters.
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26th September 2017

Merck's Keytruda resumes regulatory hot streak with stomach cancer approval

Just a few months after Merck’s monster May for Keytruda, which featured three FDA approvals, the New Jersey drugmaker is back with another green light.

Friday, U.S. regulators gave the drug a go-ahead as a treatment for two types of recurrent or advanced gastric cancer in patients who've received at least two prior rounds of therapy. The accelerated approval comes based on tumor response rate and durability of response data, Merck said.
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06th May 2016

Merck sales disappoint as Januvia, Remicade fall short

US drugmaker slightly raises full-year profit outlook after total revenues slip 1 per cent
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04th February 2016

Merck cautious on 2016 as sales of top medicines lag

Drugmaker counting on cancer therapy Keytruda to boost future earnings but rival is picking up sales faster
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