As entrants into the medical field, I figured it may be of value to you to keep abreast of happenings in the pharmaceuticals field. Pfizer, one of the world’s largest drugmakers recently absorbed rival producer, Wyeth in a corporate acquisition. Not content to stop there, and in an effort to bolster the “painkillers” portion of their impressive portfolio of pharma products, Pfizer announced it will be taking over painkiller maker, King Pharmaceuticals. The $3.6 billion dollar deal makes Pfizer the largest drug manufacturer in the world.
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