Hep C contenders Merck, Roche form pact to market Victrelis, pursue R&D
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Whether Merck and Roche were following an iconic figure's advice to keep their friends close, but keep their enemies closer, or one company had made the other an offer it couldn't refuse, the pharma giants have found a new approach to being rivals, while scratching each other's backs.
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