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GlaxoSmithKline: British pharmaceutical company
GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) is a British multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Brentford, London. Established in 2000, by a merger of Glaxo Wellcome and SmithKline Beecham, GSK was the world's sixth largest pharmaceutical company according to Forbes as of 2019, after Pfizer, Novartis, Roche, Sanofi, and Merck & Co. GSK is the tenth largest pharmaceutical company and #296 on the 2019 Fortune 500, ranked behind other pharmaceutical companies including China Resources, Johnson & Johnson, Roche, Sinopharm, Pfizer, Novartis, Bayer, Merck, and Sanofi.

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Trump Says US Will Work With Other Countries To Develop A Vaccine [Video]

Trump Says US Will Work With Other Countries To Develop A Vaccine

President Donald Trump said they are working with other countries to quickly develop a coronavirus vaccine. According to Reuters, they are also preparing for ways to distribute the vaccine once its..

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GSK, AstraZeneca see virus-crisis boost [Video]

GSK, AstraZeneca see virus-crisis boost

Pharma giants GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca beat analyst expectations in the first quarter as sales of some medicines rose due the virus crisis. Francis Maguire reports.

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Coronavirus vaccine: Pharma giants GSK and Sanofi team up to find COVID-19 solution [Video]

Coronavirus vaccine: Pharma giants GSK and Sanofi team up to find COVID-19 solution

The pharma giants are hoping their scale will allow them to make a vaccine widely available by the second half of 2021.View on euronews

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Sanofi to enroll thousands for its coronavirus vaccine trials

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Sanofi, GSK partner to develop vaccine against covid-19

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British drugmaker GSK to collaborate with CEPI in effort to develop coronavirus vaccine

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EU greenlights GSK-Pfizer joint venture

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U.S. seeks extradition of Chinese researcher in drug secrets theft

The United States wants Switzerland to extradite a Chinese researcher accused of helping his scientist sister steal secrets worth $550 million from drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline , Swiss documents released..
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