Drugmaker Prizer plans to cut 6.000 workers over the next five years, and close plants, as it consolidates with Wyeth. Pfizer purchased Wyeth last year.
The plant closures will be in the United States, Ireland and Puerto Rico.
The closures come on top of cuts announced in November.
The world's largest drug maker will pay a record $2.3 billion civil and criminal penalty over unlawful prescription drug promotions. The Justice Department says the $2.3 billion settlement with Pfizer Inc. includes the largest criminal fine in U.S. history, at $1.2 billion. The overall settlement is the largest ever paid...