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Reuters won’t face NEJM sanctions for cardiology meeting embargo break

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nejmReuters, which broke the embargo on two studies being presented at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) meeting two weekends ago in New Orleans, will not face sanctions from the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), which had published the papers.

Apparently, Reuters contacted NEJM about the break when it happened. According to a note from NEJM’s manager of media relations and communications: Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Ivan Oransky

March 25, 2019 at 8:00 am

Posted in nejm embargoes