Tokyo Games organizing Committee head says cancellation of Olympics 2020 quite possible

Tokyo Games organizing Committee head says cancellation of Olympics 2020 quite possible

By Christy Gren - Jul 22, 2021

Tokyo Olympic Games 2021 face cancellation threat due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases, says organizing committee head.

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Johnson & Johnson recalls sunscreen products due to benzene traces

Johnson & Johnson recalls sunscreen products due to benzene traces

By Anna Domanska - Jul 16, 2021

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) announced Wednesday it is recalling five of its sunscreen products after some samples were found to contain low levels of Benzene, a chemical that c

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Corona variants and inequitable vaccine distribution worrying, say G20 nations

Corona variants and inequitable vaccine distribution worrying, say G20 nations

By Anna Domanska - Jul 13, 2021

The rise in new variants of the Coronavirus and poor access to vaccines in developing countries will derail the recovery of economies across the world, warn the finance ministers o

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Flagship Pioneering, investor in Moderna raises $3.4 billion funds

Flagship Pioneering, investor in Moderna raises $3.4 billion funds

By Anna Domanska - Jun 15, 2021

Flagship Pioneering, the bioplatform company, and the venture capital investor in Moderna, today announced that it had raised additional funding of $2.23 billion, which brings its

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FDA approves Biogen's $56,000 drug for Alzheimer's

FDA approves Biogen's $56,000 drug for Alzheimer's

By Anna Domanska - Jun 09, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration of the US approved on Monday Biogen Inc’s Aducanumab to treat Alzheimer’s disease amidst the controversy of its efficacy. Biogen has pr

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Johnson & Johnson seeks Supreme Court intervention in Talc case

Johnson & Johnson seeks Supreme Court intervention in Talc case

By Anna Domanska - May 31, 2021

Johnson & Johnson is appealing for a review by the Supreme Court of an award of $2 billion to a group of women who claimed they developed ovarian cancer from using the company&

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Bristol Meyer ties up with AI pharmatech Exscientia

Bristol Meyer ties up with AI pharmatech Exscientia

By Christy Gren - May 19, 2021

Bristol-Myers Squibb, the Big Pharma company, has entered into a drug discovery collaboration worth $1.2 billion, with artificial intelligence (AI) pharmatech company, Exscientia.

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AstraZeneca racks up $275 million with vaccine sales

AstraZeneca racks up $275 million with vaccine sales

By Anna Domanska - May 03, 2021

AstraZeneca’s first-quarter earnings doubled, with its Covid-19 vaccine generating $275 million in revenue. The pharma company’s revenue for the quarter rose 15 percent

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Denmark Austria temporarily suspend AstraZeneca vaccine over blood clot reports

Denmark Austria temporarily suspend AstraZeneca vaccine over blood clot reports

By Anna Domanska - Mar 15, 2021

Denmark has decided to temporarily suspend the use of the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford due to reports of adverse blood clot reactions a

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