Pfizer Inc is betting that its coronavirus vaccine candidate will show clear evidence of effectiveness early in its clinical trial, according to the company and internal documents reviewed by Reuters that describe how the trial is being run.
New York State has filed civil charges against Johnson & Johnson and its Janssen Pharmaceuticals subsidiaries on insurance fraud for minimizing the risks of opioid treatment and targeting the most vulnerable population.
Eli Lilly CEO David Ricks told FOX Business on Wednesday that the results of a mid-stage clinical trial assessing the drugmaker's experimental antibody treatment reduced the rate of hospitalization in COVID-19 patients.
Pfizer Inc said on Tuesday participants were showing mostly mild-to-moderate side effects when given either the company's experimental coronavirus vaccine or a placebo in an ongoing late-stage study.
“We don’t have all facts, so we don’t know the causation per se of this, but we really need to look into it," FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn said.
The company that runs New York Sports Club and Lucille Roberts gyms filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, as business and memberships decline at gyms in parts of the nation still grapple with the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Gilead Sciences Inc will acquire biopharmaceutical company Immunomedics Inc for $21 billion in a deal that would further expand Gilead's portfolio of cancer treatments, the companies said on Sunday in a statement.
While Bourla acknowledged the possibility Pfizer's vaccine candidate could fail, he argued that he doesn't believe any potential financial hit will "break the company" despite investing at least $1.5 billion in the effort.
Pfizer and BioNTech reiterated that results from their vaccine candidate's late-stage trial could be available as early as October.
Dr. Anthony Fauci told actress Jennifer Garner that he believes Americans can return to theaters again once a coronavirus vaccine has existed "for almost a year."
The U.S. added 47,643 new coronavirus cases Friday, the largest daily increase in a week, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
Authorities have been on high alert to avoid fresh outbreaks, and provinces including British Columbia have imposed new curbs to tackle the spread of the virus.
Oxford University says trials of a coronavirus vaccine that it is developing with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca will resume, days after being paused due to a reported side-effect in a patient in the U.K.
Many health-care companies and hospital industry groups are fighting a Trump administration policy tying extra federal coronavirus reimbursements to test results proving that patients are positive for Covid-19.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Merck & Co. has begun testing one of its experimental Covid-19 vaccine candidates in healthy volunteers.
The International Air Transport Association is warning governments across the globe that the air cargo industry may potentially face severe capacity constraints that could hinder the timely distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes may claim mental illness as her defense.
Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., discusses federal funding for coronavirus relief and financial support to fight wildfires.
AstraZeneca should still know before the end of the year whether its experimental vaccine protects people against COVID-19, the drugmaker’s chief executive Pascal Soriot said on Thursday, as long as it can resume trials soon.
AstraZeneca pausing the trial of the coronavirus vaccine is an indication that the process is “safe,” White House adviser Dr. Scott Atlas told FOX Business’ “Mornings with Maria” on Wednesday.