Merck and the Vioxx debacle
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Merck manipulated the science about the drug Vioxx. Case study of the Union of Concerned Scientists. October 12, 2017.
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History of Merck
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Burhop, Carsten. Merck: From a Pharmacy to a Global Corporation, 1668-2018. 2018; C. H. Beck.
Galambos, Louis. Networks of Innovation: Vaccine Development at Merck, Sharp & Dohme, and Mulford, 1895-1995. 1995; Cambridge University Press.
Galambos, Louis & Merck & Co. Values & Visions: A Merck Century. 1991; Merck & Co.
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O’Callaghan, Jerry. The Red Book: The Hanrahan Case Against Merck, Sharp, and Dohme. 1992; Poolbeg.