Merck Whistleblowers Demand More Info On Mumps Vaccine

Law360, New York (June 5, 2015, 5:05 PM EDT) -- Two whistleblowers accusing Merck & Co. of fabricating data in order to induce the government to purchase its mumps vaccine are now arguing that the pharmaceutical giant refuses to provide answers on the vaccine’s effectiveness, saying the company is “hiding behind a facade of confusion and obfuscation” on what the word "efficacy" means.

Relators Stephen A. Krahling and Joan A. Wlochowski asked a Pennsylvania federal judge in a letter June 1 to force Merck to answer interrogatories on just how often the vaccine is successful at...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA et al. v. MERCK & CO.


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2:10-cv-04374

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Pennsylvania Eastern

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Other Statutes: Other Statutory Actions

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C. DARNELL JONES, II

Date Filed

August 27, 2010

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