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UPDATE 1-GSK brings back bonuses for some sales reps

May 23 British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline said on Thursday it will reintroduce incentive payments for sales representatives in some countries to retain talent after stopping them for years in the wake of scandals over illegal sales practices.

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UPDATE 1-GSK's shingles vaccine approved for use in China in adults aged 50 and above

May 23 GlaxoSmithKline Plc said on Thursday its shingles vaccine had been approved for use in China in adults aged 50 and above.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. imposes sanctions on Argentina-based online pharmacies for opioids

WASHINGTON, May 23 The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday placed sanctions on Goldpharma, an Argentina-based network of online pharmacies that it said contributed to the opioid crisis by selling clandestinely produced narcotics to customers in the United States.

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GSK's shingles vaccine approved for use in China in adults aged 50 and above

May 23 GlaxoSmithKline Plc said file:///C:/Users/U6070662/AppData/Local/Fastwire/Download/-19962 2621/Press%20Release%20-%20GSK%20announces%20approval%20of%20Shi ngrix%20in%20China%20for%20prevention%20of%20shingles%20in%20adu lts%20aged%2050%20and%20over%2023052019.pdf on Thursday its shingles vaccine had been approved for use in China in adults aged 50 and above.

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WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear

GENEVA, May 23 Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling pharmaceutical firms to keep prices high.

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