Pharmaceuticals industry

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Moderna to build UK’s first mRNA vaccine research and manufacturing centre
US biotech firm agrees £1bn deal with government for centre to combat Covid and other illnesses

Julia Kollewe

22, Jun, 2022 @2:52 PM

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The WTO faces a make or break week over vaccines | Larry Elliott
The ruling on whether or not to waive patent rules will this week show if the trade body is for the world or the west

Larry Elliott Economics editor

12, Jun, 2022 @10:04 AM

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Drugmakers urged to give poorer nations access to more antibiotics
Antifungals also needed, says study, as drug resistance has increased faster than expected, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa

Julia Kollewe

09, Jun, 2022 @2:20 PM

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Trials of new Covid vaccine raise hopes of once-a-year booster
Moderna shot is said to produce eightfold increase in antibody levels against Omicron in first four weeks

Ian Sample Science editor

08, Jun, 2022 @5:55 PM

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Pfizer to offer all its drugs not-for-profit to 45 lower-income countries
Company launches ‘healthier world’ accord in Davos and speaks to other pharma firms about similar steps

Julia Kollewe

25, May, 2022 @3:04 PM

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AstraZeneca reviews diversity in trials to ensure drugs work for all
Firm aims to apply ‘equity lens’ across clinical tests to ensure diverse population groups take part

Julia Kollewe

25, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli released from prison early
After his company acquired Daraprim, it raised price of the life-saving drug by 5,000%, prompting national outcry

Maya Yang

18, May, 2022 @8:13 PM

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HRT products could be sent to UK from mainland Europe next week
Regulator expected to consent to import of hormone replacement pills and patches from France

Julia Kollewe

13, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Essential medicines are in dangerously short supply | Letter
Letter: Jenny Young says she has been unable to get adrenaline for an allergy and there is a growing list of medicines that are now unavailable


12, May, 2022 @3:16 PM

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Ohio judge hears if pharmacy chains should pay for driving opioid crisis
CVS, Walgreens and Walmart Were found to recklessly dispense narcotic painkillers in two Ohio counties, fueling a drug epidemic

Chris McGreal

10, May, 2022 @6:10 PM

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Boots, Superdrug and other chemists report hay fever pill shortages
GlaxoSmithKline blames temporary manufacturing issues for lack of Piriton tablets

Julia Kollewe

10, May, 2022 @10:53 AM

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Europe’s first psychedelic drug trial firm to open in London
Startup Clerkenwell Health hopes to help make UK a world leader in psychedelics research

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

09, May, 2022 @10:30 AM

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