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Friday, November 04, 2005

Merck wins Vioxx lawsuit

Lose some, win some -- another update on the COX-2 heart-attack controversy, which is now deep in civil-lawsuit territory. After losing a lawsuit in Texas in August (see previous entry), Vioxx maker Merck had some good news this week: a New Jersey jury found them not responsible for a heart attack suffered by a man taking Vioxx in 2001. Only 6,500 more lawsuits to go.

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