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Vertex's cystic fibrosis therapy meets goal of late-stage studies

March 6 (Reuters) - Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Wednesday its triple-combination therapy showed improvement in lung function for people with cystic fibrosis (CF).

The combination therapy - consisting its experimental agent VX-445 and its other CF drugs Kalydeco and tezacaftor - met the main goal of two late-stage studies, showing improvement in lung function.

Reporting by Saumya Sibi Joseph and Manas Mishra in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli

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