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It's Time For Novartis To Put Its Leqvio Launch Strategy To The Test

Executive Summary

Novartis Pharmaceuticals US head Victor Bulto talks to Scrip about the launch of Leqvio; the cholesterol-lowering medicine now approved by the US FDA.

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