FDA Prioritizes New Hepatitis C Drug

Johnson & Johnson announced priority review for its hepatitis C drug simeprevir. In this video, health-care analyst David Williamson discusses the positive aspects of this decision and how a competing drug also angling for approval may actually help boost sales for J&J.

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