It's a Tough Time to Be a Pharma | GenomeWeb

Looking for some bad pharma news? You've come to the right place. In this story, the Wall Street Journal reports on a gloomy forecast from Severin Schwan, CEO of Roche, who predicts that some drug makers will face bankruptcy or mergers due to a lack of "innovative medicines." He is quoted as saying, "Those who fail to bring sufficient innovation will be squeezed out of this market."

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