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GlaxoSmithKline says the US launch of HPV vaccine Cervarix will feature a slightly lower price than that of Merck's vaccine Gardasil, the Financial Times reports. GSK's new entrant will carry a wholesale cost of $386 for a three-course dose, compared with $399 for rival Gardasil, making the GSK vaccine more attractive for payers. The price strategy already has helped GSK win a vaccine contract in the UK.
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