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Vertex Pharmaceuticals: Three Months Ended March 31,

The following excerpt is from the company's SEC filing.

% Change

(in millions, except per share and percentage data)

ORKAMBI product revenues, net

KALYDECO product revenues, net

TOTAL CF product revenues, net

GAAP net loss

GAAP net loss per share

Non-GAAP net income (loss)

Non-GAAP net income (loss) per share

"2016 marks an important transition for Vertex following the launch of ORKAMBI. With recent approvals and label expansions, there are now approximately 27,000 people with CF eligible to take ORKAMBI or KALYDECO. The number of CF patients eligible for and initiating treatment is driving significant re venue growth for a second straight year, and we expect this trend to continue in 2017 and beyond," said Jeffrey Leiden, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Vertex. “In addition, we believe our portfolio of approved and pipeline medicines has the potential to treat the vast majority of people with CF. We remain focused on investing to create transformative future medicines and generating continued earnings growth in the years ahead.”

CF Medicines and Pipeline Update

Vertex today provided the following updates for ORKAMBI, KALYDECO and the company’s progress toward developing new medicines with the goal of treating all people with CF:

Additional Regulatory Approvals Support Expansion Efforts:

During the first quarter of 2016, Vertex received regulatory approval for ORKAMBI for the treatment of people with CF ages 12 and older who have two copies of the

F508del

mutation in Canada and Australia, where together there are approximately 2,500 people who are eligible for treatment with ORKAMBI. Vertex has now begun the reimbursement approval process in these countries.

Supplemental New Drug Application in Children Ages 6 to 11:

In late March 2016, Vertex submitted a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to the FDA for the approval of ORKAMBI

for treatment of children with CF ages 6 to 11 who have two copies of the

mutation. The submission included a request for Priority Review, which if granted would shorten the FDA's anticipated review time from 10 to six months. There are approximately 2,400 children ages 6 to 11 who have two copies of the

mutation in the U.S.

Vertex has submitted data from an open label Phase 3 clinical safety study of ORKAMBI in children ages 6 to 11 who have two copies of the

mutation for presentation at the 39th European Cystic Fibrosis Society Conference (ECFS), June 8 - 11 in Basel, Switzerland.

Enrollment Complete in Phase 3 Study of Children Ages 6 to 11:

Vertex has completed enrollment in a six-month Phase 3 efficacy study evaluating ORKAMBI in approximately 200 children ages 6

mutation. Pending data from the study, Vertex plans to submit a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) variation in Europe in the first half of 2017 for approval of ORKAMBI for use in this age group. There are approximately 3,400 children ages 6 to 11 who have two copies of the

mutation in the European Union.

Study in Children Under Two Years of Age:

Vertex has initiated a Phase 3 clinical study of KALYDECO in children under 2 years of age to evaluate the effect of KALYDECO on markers of CF in young children. The study will utilize a weight-based dose of KALYDECO granules that can be mixed in soft foods or liquids. The study will enroll infants with one of the 10 mutations for which KALYDECO is currently approved.

Regulatory Filing for Patients with Residual Function Mutations:

In October 2015, Vertex submitted an sNDA for approval of KALYDECO for treatment of people with CF ages 2 and older who have one of 23 residual function mutations. The company is in ongoing discussions with the FDA regarding a Complete Response Letter it received in February 2016. There are approximately 1,500 people ages 2 and older in the U.S. who have one of the 23 residual function mutations included in the sNDA.

Pipeline of Investigational Medicines for CF

VX-661

- Broad Phase 3 program ongoing in multiple groups of people with CF

Vertex provided the following updates on the Phase 3 studies of the investigational combination of VX-661 and ivacaftor in multiple different groups of people with CF who have at least one copy of the

mutation:

Enrollment in the study in people with two copies of the

mutation is expected to be complete in mid-2016, and data from this Phase 3 study are expected in early 2017.

Enrollment is ongoing in the Phase 3 study of VX-661 in combination with ivacaftor in patients with one copy of the

mutation and a second mutation that results in a gating defect. Vertex plans to complete enrollment of this study in late 2016 or early 2017.

Vertex has revised its enrollment target for the Phase 3 study of VX-661 in combination with ivacaftor in patients with one copy of the

mutation and a second mutation that results in residual CFTR function. The original expectation was for up to 300 patients to enroll in this study. Vertex now plans to enroll approximately 200 patients. Enrollment is expected to be complete in the second half of 2016.

Enrollment is complete in Part A of the study in people with one copy of the

mutation and a second mutation that results in minimal CFTR function. An interim futility analysis of efficacy data from Part A of this study is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2016.

In addition to evaluating the efficacy of the combination regimen, these Phase 3 studies will also provide safety data on the combination of VX-661 and ivacaftor to support the planned development of a triple combination regimen that includes a next-generation corrector in combination with VX-661 and ivacaftor.

VX-371

- Enrollment ongoing in Phase 2 study of VX-371 in combination with ORKAMBI

Vertex today announced data from an exploratory Phase 2, 14-day study of its inhaled epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) inhibitor, VX-371 (P-1037), being developed in collaboration with Parion

Sciences. The study dosed 142 people ages 12 and older with a confirmed diagnosis of CF. There was no restriction based on

mutation. 136 people completed the study. Patients were not using any CFTR modulator therapy immediately before or during the study. The primary endpoint of the study was safety compared to placebo. Secondary endpoints evaluated the effect on mean absolute forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV

) and patient-reported respiratory symptoms as reported in the CF questionnaire-revised (CFQ-R). The study met its primary safety endpoint, and safety data from the study showed that VX-371 was generally well tolerated. There were no statistically significant changes in FEV

or CFQ-R for those who received VX-371.

The clinical safety data announced today provide support for the company's ongoing placebo-controlled Phase 2a study evaluating VX-371 in combination with ORKAMBI, both with and without the addition of hypertonic saline. This study is expected to enroll approximately 150 people with CF ages 12 and older who have two copies of the F508del mutation. The primary endpoints of the Phase 2a study are safety and mean absolute change from baseline in FEV

at day 28 compared to placebo.

In vitro, VX-371 showed a meaningful change in cilia beat frequency when VX-371 was used in combination with ORKAMBI in human bronchial epithelial cells with two copies of the F508del mutation, but did not show a meaningful change in cilia beat frequency when VX-371 was used alone.

Next-Generation Correctors

- Phase 1 studies in healthy volunteers progressing as planned

In the fourth quarter of 2015, Vertex initiated clinical development of two next-generation correctors known as VX-152 and VX-440. Both VX-152 and VX-440 are being evaluated alone and as part of a triple combination with VX-661 and ivacaftor in ongoing Phase 1 studies in healthy volunteers.

Pending successful completion of the Phase 1 studies of VX-152 and VX-440, the company expects to begin Phase 2 proof-of-concept studies in combination with VX-661 and ivacaftor in the second half of 2016.

CRISPR Collaboration

- Gene editing collaboration focused on discovering potential treatments to address the mutations and genes known to cause and contribute to CF

In October 2015, Vertex entered into a strategic research collaboration with CRISPR Therapeutics focused on the use of CRISPR's gene editing technology, known as CRISPR-Cas9, to discover and develop potential new treatments aimed at the underlying genetic causes of human disease. The collaboration will evaluate the use of CRISPR-Cas9 across multiple diseases where targets have been validated through human genetics. As part of the collaboration, Vertex and CRISPR will evaluate the use of CRISPR-Cas9 to potentially correct the mutations in the

gene known to result in the defective protein that causes CF and to edit other genes that contribute to the disease.

Other Research and Development Programs

Beyond CF, Vertex is advancing research and development programs focused on the treatment of key mechanisms in serious diseases. The company today provided the following updates to its pipeline programs:

Oncology

VX-970:

VX-970 is an inhibitor of ATR, a critical regulator of the DNA damage repair system. Vertex presented data from a Phase 1 trial of VX-970 in combination with cisplatin in patients with advanced solid tumors at the Annual Association for Cancer Research (AACR) meeting on April 17, 2016.

Vertex is currently conducting two Phase 1/2 studies that are enrolling specific cohorts of triple-negative breast cancer patients and non-small cell lung cancer patients. In these studies, VX-970 is being dosed in combination with commonly used DNA-damaging repair therapies.

Vertex has also entered into two cooperative research and development agreements (CRADAs) with the National Cancer Institute to support evaluation of VX-970 across other types of cancers. The CRADA enables NCI to conduct multiple clinical studies that will evaluate treatment with VX-970 in people with small cell lung, head and neck, bladder, ovarian and other cancers.

VX-150:

Vertex is developing VX-150 as a potential medicine for the treatment of pain. VX-150 is designed to block pain signaling through inhibition of a sodium channel known as NaV 1.8. In the first quarter of 2016, Vertex initiated a six-week crossover Phase 2 proof-of-concept study of VX-150 in approximately 100 people with symptomatic osteoarthritis of the knee. Vertex expects to complete enrollment of this study in the second half of 2016.

Acute Spinal Cord Injury

VX-210:

In the first quarter of 2016, Vertex initiated a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled Phase 2b/3 study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of VX-210 in patients with certain acute cervical spinal cord injuries. Vertex is developing VX-210 as a potential medicine for acute spinal cord injury. VX-210 is designed to inhibit a protein known as Rho that blocks neural regeneration after injury.

First Quarter 2016

Financial Highlights

Revenues:

Net product revenues from ORKAMBI were

$223.1 million

. ORKAMBI was launched in the U.S. in July 2015.

Net product revenues from KALYDECO were

$170.5 million

, compared to

$130.2 million

first quarter of 2015

Expenses:

Non-GAAP research and development (R&D) expenses were

$222.0 million

$177.2 million

. The increase was primarily driven by increased investment to progress our portfolio of CF medicines. GAAP R&D expenses, including stock-based compensation expense, were

$255.9 million

$215.6 million

Non-GAAP sales, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses were

$83.7 million

$69.1 million

. The increase was primarily driven by increased investment to support the global launch of ORKAMBI. GAAP SG&A expenses, including stock-based compensation expense, were

$105.2 million

$85.9 million

Net Income (Loss) Attributable to Vertex:

$22.4 million

per diluted share, compared to a non-GAAP net

$148.4 million

per diluted share, for the

. The GAAP net

, including stock-based compensation expense, was

$41.6 million

per diluted share, compared to Vertex's GAAP net

$198.6 million

Cash Position:

As of

March 31, 2016

, Vertex had

$1.03 billion

in cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities compared to

$1.04 billion

in cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities as of

December 31, 2015

, Vertex had $300 million outstanding from a credit agreement, repayable by the end of the third quarter of 2017. The agreement allows for the facility to increase to up to $500 million.

2016 Financial Guidance:

Vertex today provided 2016 revenue guidance for ORKAMBI and increased 2016 revenue guidance for KALYDECO. The company also reiterated guidance for its 2016 combined non-GAAP R&D and SG&A expenses. The guidance is summarized below:

ORKAMBI:

The company anticipates total 2016 product revenues for ORKAMBI of $1.0 to $1.1 billion. This guidance is based on the company's understanding of treatment patterns from the launch of ORKAMBI to date, including:

Uptake:

Approximately 65% of the 8,500 eligible patients in the U.S. have initiated treatment as of March 31, 2016. Vertex continues to expect the vast majority of eligible patients ages 12 and older in the U.S. will initiate treatment by the end of 2016.

Persistence:

Of the patients who have started on treatment, approximately 15% discontinued treatment within the first three months of initiation. The company projects that the proportion of all patients who initiate and remain on treatment will stabilize at approximately 70% to 80%.

Compliance:

The overall compliance rate, which reflects the number of pills actually taken by a patient in a given month, is expected to be between 70% to 80%.

2016 ORKAMBI guidance also reflects potential revenues from the anticipated approval of ORKAMBI in the U.S. for the treatment of people ages 6 to 11 who have two copies of the

mutation in the second half of 2016 and revenues from sales of ORKAMBI outside the U.S., primarily in Germany.

KALYDECO:

Vertex today increased its guidance for 2016 revenues of KALYDECO. The company now expects product revenues of $685 to $705 million. The prior range, provided on January 10, 2016, was for KALYDECO product revenues of

$670 to $690 million

for 2016.

The change in KALYDECO guidance reflects:

A continued increase in the number of patients initiating treatment with KALYDECO globally

A reduced impact from the VX-661 Phase 3 program

2016 guidance for KALYDECO currently excludes any revenues related to the potential approval of KALYDECO for people in the U.S.who have residual function mutations.

Operating Expenses, Excluding Cost of Revenues (Combined Non-GAAP R&D and SG&A Expenses):

Vertex continues to expect that its combined non-GAAP R&D and SG&A expenses in 2016 will be in the range of

$1.18 to $1.23 billion

. Vertex's expected non-GAAP R&D and SG&A expenses exclude stock-based compensation expense and certain other expenses.

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

In this press release, Vertex's financial results and financial guidance are provided in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (GAAP) and using certain non-GAAP financial measures. In particular, non-GAAP financial results exclude stock-based compensation expense, costs and credits related to the relocation of the company's corporate headquarters and hepatitis C-related revenues and costs and other adjustments. These results are provided as a complement to results provided in accordance with GAAP because management believes these non-GAAP financial measures help indicate underlying trends in the company's business, are important in comparing current results with prior period results and provide additional information regarding the company's financial position. Management also uses these non-GAAP financial measures to establish budgets and operational goals that are communicated internally and externally and to manage the company's business and to evaluate its performance. A reconciliation of the GAAP financial results to non-GAAP financial results is included in the attached financial information.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

Results

Consolidated Statements of Operations Data

(in thousands, except per share amounts)

(unaudited)

Three Months Ended March 31,

Product revenues, net

394,410

130,875

Royalty revenues

Collaborative revenues

Total revenues

398,080

138,509

Costs and expenses:

Cost of product revenues (Note 1)

49,789

Royalty expenses

Research and development expenses

255,860

215,599

Sales, general and administrative expenses

105,214

85,860

Restructuring expenses (income)

(3,272

Total costs and expenses

412,410

310,494

Loss from operations

(14,330

(171,985

Interest expense, net

(20,698

(21,307

Other income (expenses), net

(5,113

Loss from operations before provision for income taxes

(30,617

(198,405

Provision for income taxes

Net loss

(36,102

(198,704

(Income) loss attributable to noncontrolling interest

(5,529

Net loss attributable to Vertex

(41,631

(198,606

Amounts per share attributable to Vertex common shareholders:

Net loss:

Basic and diluted

Shares used in per share calculations:

243,831

239,493

Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Net Income/(Loss)

Results

GAAP loss attributable to Vertex

Stock-based compensation expense

55,472

57,384

Real estate restructuring costs and income (Note 2)

(3,567

HCV related revenues and costs (Note 3)

(1,436

(4,469

Other adjustments (Notes 4 and 5)

Non-GAAP net income (loss) attributable to Vertex

22,422

(148,376

Amounts per diluted share attributable to Vertex common shareholders:

Shares used in diluted per share calculations:

246,680

Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Revenues and Expenses

(in thousands)

GAAP total revenues

HCV related revenues (Note 3)

(2,869

Other adjustments (Note 4)

Non-GAAP total revenues

397,155

135,440

GAAP cost of product revenues and royalty expenses

50,649

12,307

HCV related costs (Note 3)

(1,596

Non-GAAP cost of product revenues and royalty expenses

50,510

10,711

GAAP research and development expenses

(34,448

(38,217

Non-GAAP research and development expenses

222,046

177,174

GAAP sales, general and administrative expenses

(21,024

(19,167

Non-GAAP sales, general and administrative expenses

83,679

69,149

Combined non-GAAP R&D and SG&A expenses

305,725

246,323

GAAP interest expense, net and other expense, net

(16,287

(26,420

Non-GAAP interest expense, net and other expense, net

(16,076

GAAP provision for income taxes

(3,063

Non-GAAP provision for income taxes

Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets Data

Assets

Cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities

1,025,618

1,042,462

Restricted cash and cash equivalents (VIE) (Note 5)

76,273

78,910

Accounts receivable, net

181,878

177,639

Inventories

63,200

57,207

Property and equipment, net

690,521

697,715

Intangible assets and goodwill

334,724

Other assets

115,692

109,930

Total assets

2,487,906

2,498,587

Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity

Other liabilities

397,379

426,482

Deferred tax liability

112,259

110,439

Accrued restructuring expense

13,935

15,358

Deferred revenues

23,195

26,010

Capital leases

56,178

58,468

Fan Pier lease obligation

472,940

473,043

Senior secured term loan

295,822

295,159

Shareholders' equity

1,116,198

1,093,628

Total liabilities and shareholders' equity

Common shares outstanding

247,287

246,307

Cost of product revenues includes the second and final $13.9 million commercial milestone that was earned by CFFT in the first quarter of 2016 related to sales of ORKAMBI.

The company excludes from its non-GAAP income (loss) attributable to Vertex restructuring expense (income). In the

three months ended March 31, 2016

" consisted of restructuring charges, related to the company's relocation from Cambridge to Boston, Massachusetts. In the

three months ended March 31, 2015

" consisted of restructuring credits of $3.6 million primarily related to the company's relocation from Cambridge to Boston, Massachusetts.

" included net product revenues from Incivek, royalty revenues from Incivo, HCV collaborative revenues and operating costs and expenses related to HCV. The Company withdrew Incivek from the market in the United States in 2014.

" was primarily attributable to changes in the fair value of contingent milestone payments and royalties payable by Vertex to two variable interest entities ("VIEs"). In the

" was primarily attributable to development costs associated with VX-509.

The company consolidates the financial statements of two of its collaborators as VIEs as of

. These VIEs are consolidated because Vertex has licensed the rights to develop the company's collaborators' most significant intellectual property assets. The company's interest and obligations with respect to these VIEs' assets and liabilities are limited to those accorded to the company in its collaboration agreements with these collaborators. Restricted cash and cash equivalents (VIE) reflects the VIEs’ cash and cash equivalents, which Vertex does not have any interest in and which will not be used to fund the collaboration. Each reporting period Vertex estimates the fair value of the contingent milestone payments and royalties payable by Vertex to these collaborators. Any increase in the fair value of these contingent milestone and royalty payments results in a decrease in net income attributable to Vertex (or an increase in net loss attributable to Vertex) on a dollar-for-dollar basis. The fair value of contingent milestone and royalty payments is evaluated each quarter and any change in the fair value is reflected in the company's statement of operations.

U.S. INDICATION AND IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION FOR ORKAMBI

(lumacaftor/ivacaftor) TABLETS

ORKAMBI is a combination of lumacaftor and ivacaftor indicated for the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) in patients age 12 years and older who are homozygous for the F508del mutation in the CFTR gene. The efficacy and safety of ORKAMBI have not been established in patients with CF other than those homozygous for the F508del mutation.

Worsening of liver function, including hepatic encephalopathy, in patients with advanced liver disease has been reported in some patients with CF while receiving ORKAMBI.

Serious adverse reactions related to elevated transaminases have been reported in patients with CF receiving ORKAMBI and, in some instances, associated with concomitant elevations in total serum bilirubin.

Respiratory events (e.g., chest discomfort, shortness of breath, and chest tightness) were observed more commonly in patients during initiation of ORKAMBI compared to those who received placebo. Clinical experience in patients with percent predicted FEV1 < 40 is limited, and additional monitoring of these patients is recommended during initiation of therapy.

Co-administration of ORKAMBI with sensitive CYP3A substrates or CYP3A substrates with a narrow therapeutic index is not recommended as ORKAMBI may reduce their effectiveness. ORKAMBI may substantially decrease hormonal contraceptive exposure, reducing their effectiveness and increasing the incidence of menstruation-associated adverse reactions. Co-administration with strong CYP3A inducers is not recommended as they may reduce the therapeutic effectiveness of ORKAMBI.

Abnormalities of the eye lens (cataracts) have been reported in pediatric patients treated with ivacaftor, a component of ORKAMBI.

The most common adverse reactions associated with ORKAMBI include shortness of breath, sore throat, nausea, diarrhea, upper respiratory tract infection, fatigue, chest tightness, increased blood creatinine phosphokinase, rash, flatulence, runny nose, and influenza.

Please see the full prescribing information for ORKAMBI.

U.S. INDICATION AND IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION FOR KALYDECO

(ivacaftor)

KALYDECO is a cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulatory (CFTR) potentiator indicated for the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) in patients age 2 years and older who have one of the following mutations in the CFTR gene: G551D, G1244E, G1349D, G178R, G551S, S1251N, S1255P, S549N, S549R or R117H.

KALYDECO is not effective in patients with CF with 2 copies of the F508del mutation (F508del/F508del) in the CFTR gene. The safety and efficacy of KALYDECO in children with CF younger than 2 years of age have not been studied. The use of KALYDECO in children under the age of 2 years is not recommended.

High liver enzymes (transaminases; ALT and AST) have been reported in patients with CF receiving KALYDECO.

Use of KALYDECO with medicines that are strong CYP3A inducers substantially decreases exposure of KALYDECO and may diminish effectiveness. Therefore, co-administration is not recommended. The dose of KALYDECO must be adjusted when used concomitantly with strong and moderate CYP3A inhibitors or when used in patients with moderate or severe hepatic disease.

Cases of non-congenital lens opacities/cataracts have been reported in pediatric patients treated with KALYDECO.

The most common side effects associated with KALYDECO include headache; upper respiratory tract infection (common cold), including sore throat, nasal or sinus congestion, and runny nose; stomach (abdominal) pain; diarrhea; rash; nausea; and dizziness.

Please see the full prescribing information for KALYDECO

About Vertex

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that aims to discover, develop and commercialize innovative medicines so people with serious diseases can lead better lives. In addition to our clinical development programs focused on cystic fibrosis, Vertex has more than a dozen ongoing research programs aimed at other serious and life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1989 in Cambridge, Mass., Vertex today has research and development sites and commercial offices in the United States, Europe, Canada and Australia. For six years in a row,

magazine has named Vertex one of its Top Employers in the life sciences. For additional information and the latest updates from the company, please visit www.vrtx.com.

Special Note Regarding Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, without limitation, Dr. Leiden's statements in the second paragraph of the press release, the information provided in the section captioned "2016 Financial Guidance” and statements regarding (i) 2016 guidance for ORKAMBI and KALYDECO, (ii) the expected timing and clinical trial designs for ongoing and planned clinical studies of ORKAMBI, KALYDECO, VX-661 VX-371, VX-152, VX-440, VX-970, VX-150 and VX-210, (iii) Vertex's expectations regarding uptake, persistence and compliance with respect to ORKAMBI, (iv) the timing of regulatory applications, including sNDAs and MAAs and the status of interactions with regulatory authorities and (v) Vertex's plans to submit and/or present data at scientific conferences. While Vertex believes the forward-looking statements contained in this press release are accurate, these forward-looking statements represent the company's beliefs only as of the date of this press release and there are a number of factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements. Those risks and uncertainties include, among other things, that the company's expectations regarding its 2016 revenues and expenses may be incorrect (including because one or more of the company's assumptions underlying its expectations may not be realized), that data from the company's development programs may not support registration or further development of its compounds due to safety, efficacy or other reasons, and other risks listed under Risk Factors in Vertex's annual report and quarterly reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and available through the company's website at www.vrtx.com. Vertex disclaims any obligation to update the information contained in this press release as new information becomes available.

Conference Call and Webcast

The company will host a conference call and webcast today at 5:00 p.m. ET. To access the call, please dial (866) 501-1537 (U.S.) or +1 (720) 545-0001 (International). The conference call will be webcast live and a link to the webcast can be accessed through Vertex's website at www.vrtx.com in the "Investors" section under "Events and Presentations." To ensure a timely connection, it is recommended that users register at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled webcast. An archived webcast will be available on the company's website.

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Investors:

Michael Partridge, 617-341-6108

Eric Rojas, 617-961-7205

Zach Barber, 617-341-6470

Media:

617-341-6992

mediainfo@vrtx.com

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