Gardasil and Rotarix nods mark further Japanese progress on vaccines
This article was originally published in Scrip
MSD's (Merck & Co) cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil has been recommended for approval in Japan, moving it a step closer to an important market where GlaxoSmithKline's competing product Cervarix was approved in October 2009.
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Highlighting progress it has made over the past few years, Japan’s regulatory agency says it wants to raise even further the number of “Japan-first” approvals, as part of its stated mission to get safe and effective new drugs to patients more quickly.
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