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Akcea's Waylivra approved in EU
The European Commission granted conditional approval to Waylivra volanesorsen from Akcea Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:AKCA) and Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:IONS) as an adjunct to diet in adult patients with familial chylomicronemia syndrome who are at high risk for pancreatitis. Akcea plans to launch Waylivra in Germany this year followed by additional European launches in 2020.

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