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With More Vaccines For Low-Income Countries In Mind, Merck Signs JV With Wellcome Trust; India To Be Research And Manufacturing Hub

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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MUMBAI - New opportunities like preventive vaccines for developing countries are throwing up newer alliances between disparate stakeholders. In one such deal, New Jersey-headquartered Merck has formed a first-of-its-kind equal stake collaboration with Wellcome Trust of the United Kingdom to work on research and development of vaccines that can prevent diseases mainly in low-income countries

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