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The Diovan scandal in Japan; don’t let bygones be bygones

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NM was responsible for designing the study concept, drafting of the manuscript, and updating reference lists. AO contributed to writing the manuscript and provided feedback on the report. AM, TT, and TS provided feedback on the report.

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AO and TT received personal fees from Medical Network Systems outside the scope of the submitted work. TT also received personal fees from Bionics Co. Ltd, outside the scope of the submitted work. Other authors declare no competing interests.

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Murata, N., Ozaki, A., Murayama, A. et al. The Diovan scandal in Japan; don’t let bygones be bygones. J Hum Hypertens 36, 500–501 (2022).

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