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‘It wouldn’t exist’: Viagra inventor tells how Welsh miners began its rise
Dr David Brown says erectile dysfunction drug, subject of a BBC drama, could have been scrapped if a miner hadn’t spoken out

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

02, Dec, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Texas lawsuit claims Pfizer exaggerated effectiveness of Covid-19 vaccine
State attorney general Ken Paxton files suit despite medical consensus that vaccine prevents severe infection and death

Gloria Oladipo

01, Dec, 2023 @3:40 PM

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Soaring congenital syphilis rates in US risk lives of thousands of babies
Biden administration urged to declare a public health emergency with key medication for preventable condition in short supply

Jessica Glenza

17, Oct, 2023 @10:00 AM

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DeSantis backs Florida surgeon general in urging residents against new Covid vaccines
Democrats say deaths will follow false claim by Dr Joseph Ladapo that new boosters were not tested on humans

Richard Luscombe in Miami

09, Sep, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Covid booster jabs could go on sale privately in UK in 2024
Health officials reiterate support for private provision as lower age limit for NHS booster vaccines raised to 65

Nadeem Badshah

18, Aug, 2023 @11:59 AM

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‘It’s naive to think this is in the best interests of the NHS.’ How Big Pharma’s millions are influencing healthcare
Observer investigation shows drug company money flows through the NHS, raising questions about conflict of interest

Jon Ungoed-Thomas, Shanti Das and Michael Goodier

08, Jul, 2023 @6:50 PM

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AstraZeneca overtakes Pfizer as crunch week for UK pharma looms
Driven by a revamped drug portfolio, AstraZeneca is expected to report revenues of $10.7bn in its latest quarterly results

Julia Kollewe

24, Apr, 2023 @6:06 AM

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Pfizer’s Susan Rienow: from Covid to fighting the ‘silent pandemic’
The pharma giant’s UK chief is adding the company’s voice to scientists’ warnings of the dangers of antibacterial resistance

Alex Lawson

07, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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New Covid variants are circulating. What do we know and will the Omicron-specific booster be effective?
WHO says the strains are not different enough to label them variants of concern but experts urge staying up to date with vaccines

Melissa Davey Medical editor

02, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Vaccines to treat cancer possible by 2030, say BioNTech founders
Uğur Şahin and Özlem Türeci say mRNA Covid vaccine technology could be repurposed to help destroy cancer cells

Ian Sample Science editor

16, Oct, 2022 @6:01 PM

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Watchdog fines Pfizer and Flynn £70m for overcharging NHS for epilepsy drug
Penalties come after an in-depth investigation carried out by the Competition and Markets Authority

Julia Kollewe

21, Jul, 2022 @11:39 AM

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Watchdog reprimands EU executive for failing to share Von der Leyen texts
European Commission ‘gave no good reason’ why its president’s messages with Pfizer were not released

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

14, Jul, 2022 @8:30 AM

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