VIVUS (NASDAQ:VVUS), the pharma company that just started selling its new obesity drug Qsymia, may not be angling for a buyout; but it sounds like one of its shareholders, QVT Financial, thinks this is the best possible strategy.

In the following video, health-care analysts Max Macaluso and David Williamson discuss this news, and whether a buyout makes sense for the under-fire drugmaker.

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