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Merck Clinical Trial Compliance Settlement Relies On Board Oversight

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For a three-year period Merck will inform a committee of its board if trial results are not reported within 12 months; the agreement resolves a shareholder derivative suit claiming Schering directors caused results of the Vytorin ENHANCE trial to be suppressed.

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