April 30 Company Quick Takes: Merck, G1, Pfizer, Amgen and more
Merck sales rise in China
Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) said product sales in China were $725 million for 1Q19, up 67% on an ex-exchange basis from 1Q18 and driven by products in its vaccines and oncology businesses. On its earnings conference call Tuesday, Chief Commercial Officer Frank Clyburn said the pharma hopes that Keytruda pembrolizumab will be added to China's National Reimbursement Drug List this year.
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