Pharmaceuticals industry

Article image
NHS to use world's most expensive drug to treat spinal muscular atrophy
Zolgensma, which costs £1.79m for one-off treatment, will be available in England this year for the first time

Phoebe Weston

08, Mar, 2021 @12:01 AM

Article image
From Pfizer to Moderna: who's making billions from Covid-19 vaccines?
The companies in line for the biggest windfalls – and the shareholders who have already made fortunes

Julia Kollewe

06, Mar, 2021 @11:55 AM

Article image
Germany voices concern over Italy's block of vaccine export to Australia
European commission backs Italian government, which says the 250,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine must stay in EU

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

05, Mar, 2021 @5:37 PM

Article image
WHO chief: waive Covid vaccine patents to put world on 'war footing'
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says he supports patent waiver to help countries make and sell cheap vaccine copies

Sarah Boseley Health editor

05, Mar, 2021 @12:00 PM

Article image
Italy blocks export of 250,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses to Australia
Row continues between EU and drug firm after shortfall in vaccine deliveries to bloc

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

04, Mar, 2021 @4:53 PM

Article image
Thalidomide scandal: Sunak pledges lifetime support for survivors
Joy and relief from campaigners as chancellor’s budget extends support that had been due to run out in 2023

Amelia Hill

03, Mar, 2021 @4:08 PM

Article image
Covid: Germany and France under pressure to shift Oxford vaccine
Both countries urged to take action to avoid pile-up of unused AstraZeneca vaccine doses

Philip Oltermann in Berlin Jon Henley in Paris

02, Mar, 2021 @1:57 PM

Article image
Pfizer vaccine may be less effective in people with obesity, says study
Healthcare workers with obesity found to produce only about half the antibodies healthy people do

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

28, Feb, 2021 @6:18 PM

Article image
Germany set to give AstraZeneca jab to older people
Regulator concedes process had ‘somehow gone wrong’ and is could soon approve vaccine

Philip Oltermann and Robin McKie

27, Feb, 2021 @9:45 PM

Article image
Johnson & Johnson one-shot Covid vaccine gets nod from FDA advisory panel
Vaccine, along with those from Pfizer and Moderna, should provide US with more than enough supply to vaccinate every person

Jessica Glenza

26, Feb, 2021 @10:06 PM

Article image
Life-extending drug for incurable breast cancer approved for NHS use
About 3,300 women a year may benefit from decision to approve ribociclib

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

26, Feb, 2021 @4:28 PM

Article image
Blair says collaboration on Covid could have cut three months off crisis
Former prime minister tells the Guardian the world must be better prepared for the next pandemic

Heather Stewart

26, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

1 / 166 pages