Vertex gets 500-patient boost with FDA's newest Kalydeco nod

Vertex ($VRTX) will start the new year with a group of new eligible patients for cystic fibrosis drug Kalydeco, thanks to a Monday green light from the FDA. The agency has OK'd the med in patients with the R117H mutation, a nod analysts say will boost Kalydeco in the present and also bodes well for its future. More from FiercePharma

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