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Pfizer, Roche and Aspen face South Africa probe over cancer drug prices

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PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa's competition watchdog has launched an investigation into three pharmaceutical companies suspected of charging excessively for medicines, the agency's head Tembinkosi Bonakele said on Tuesday.

The Competition Commission said it will investigate Aspen Pharmacare, Africa's biggest generic drug maker, U.S. company and Swiss-based Roche Holding.

(Reporting by Nqobile Dludla. Editing by Jane Merriman)

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Pfizer, Roche and Aspen face South Africa probe over cancer drug prices

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa's competition watchdog has launched an investigation into three pharmaceutical companies suspected of charging excessively for cancer medicines, the agency's head Tembinkosi Bonakele said on Tuesday.

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa's competition watchdog has launched an investigation into three pharmaceutical companies suspected of charging excessively for medicines, the agency's head Tembinkosi Bonakele said on Tuesday.

The Competition Commission said it will investigate Aspen Pharmacare, Africa's biggest generic drug maker, U.S. company and Swiss-based Roche Holding.

(Reporting by Nqobile Dludla. Editing by Jane Merriman)

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Pfizer, Roche and Aspen face South Africa probe over cancer drug prices

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa's competition watchdog has launched an investigation into three pharmaceutical companies suspected of charging excessively for medicines, the agency's head Tembinkosi Bonakele said on Tuesday.

The Competition Commission said it will investigate Aspen Pharmacare, Africa's biggest generic drug maker, U.S. company and Swiss-based Roche Holding.

(Reporting by Nqobile Dludla. Editing by Jane Merriman)

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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