Merck HIV deal allows Chimerix to concentrate on other antiviral compound
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Merck & Co's commitment of up to $168.5 million plus royalties to develop Chimerix' CMX157 will advance the novel oral antiviral therapy for HIV and also allow privately-held Chimerix to focus its own resources on the lead compound from its proprietary lipid technology platform, CMX001, a broad-spectrum antiviral to prevent viral infections in transplant recipients.
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