Market Checkup: A Biotech Buyout and Another Big Pharma Scandal Brewing in China?

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In this edition of Market Checkup, health-care analysts David Williamson and Max Macaluso discuss today's biggest health-care news, including Amgen's multibillion-dollar acquisition of oncology specialist Onyx PharmaceuticalsRigel Pharmaceuticals' latest clinical trial disappointment, new allegations of a big pharma's misconduct in China, and a new opportunity in Eli Lilly's animal health division.

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