GSK Eases Cervarix Out Of India, Eyes On Trajectory Of Synflorix
GSK discontinues Cervarix in India as part of portfolio rationalization efforts against the backdrop of the arrival of Serum’s 'affordable' quadrivalent HPV vaccine. The heat is also believed to be on the UK drugmaker’s pneumococcal vaccine Synflorix in the country.
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