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Wyeth-Lederle Vaccines

Division of Pfizer Inc.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Vaccines
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Infectious & Viral Diseases
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Pfizer Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Kevin L Reilly, Pres., Vaccines & Nutrition
  • Contact Info
  • Wyeth-Lederle Vaccines
    Phone: (610) 971-1200
    555 Lancaster Avenue
    St. Davids, PA 19087