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Sanofi (SNY) will continue to seek a waiver for running a Phase 3 clinical trial in India for its dengue vaccine, citing “public health” as a reason to bring the Dengvaxia to market as soon as possible, The Economic Times reports. For the last two years, the drug maker has sought a waiver, but has not been able to convince regulators to clear the vaccine without the trials in the country. Sanofi submitted Phase 3 data from trials run in other countries.

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  • As a Victoza user I would say that Novo is in a lose lose situation. Whatever sales they gain from Ozempic (another example of Old Pharma’s compulsion to use Z’s in every product name) will be offset by the Victoza sales that will be cannabilized. Also seems like docs are underwhelmed by Victoza claim of ” cardio protection”.

  • Ah, a Wednesday post that begins with the scent of blueberries and ends with a fresh 483 – what a great beginning to the morning!

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