Fri 28 Sep 2007
Merck gave away life saving drugs in Japan post world war II and earned respect. Thousands in Japan could be saved due to Merck’s products.
Even today, Merck is one of the most popular drugmakers in Japan. The tradition continues and now the company has decided to donate cervical cancer vaccines to innoculate 1 million women in poor countries. Vioxx did the maximum damage to Merck’s reputation a few years ago but what Merck is doing now is absolutely commendable.
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