Oct 3, 2023, 4:00 PM EDT
French healthcare company Sanofi has decided to halt work on its once praised breast cancer medication amcenestrant after a second failed clinical trial.
AstraZeneca recorded a big jump in revenue on Thursday as it begins to take a profit from its coronavirus vaccine for the first time.
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Positive clinical trial results for Merck & Co's experimental antiviral COVID-19 pill reverberated through the health care sector on Friday, sending the drugmaker's stock price soaring while denting high-flying shares of vaccine companies and makers of other coronavirus therapies.
Billions more in profits are at stake for some vaccine makers as the U.S. moves toward dispensing COVID-19 booster shots to shore up Americans' protection against the virus.
Reports that Food and Drug Administration officials plan to step down over the White House’s COVID-19 booster shot guidance have created a “mess” for the Biden administration, according to Dr. Mark Siegel.
President Biden is set to lay out his vision Thursday for reducing the high cost of prescription drugs, and is expected to push Congress to pass legislation that would allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices for millions of Americans.
The new findings “reinforce the ability of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to help protect the health of people globally,” said J&J Chief Scientific Officer Paul Stoffels.
The Food and Drug Administration and vaccine maker Johnson & Johnson expect to announce as early as Friday that contamination problems at a COVID-19 vaccine plant in Baltimore are resolved, clearing the way for millions more doses to become available.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai held a virtual meeting on Tuesday to discuss increasing COVID-19 vaccine production, global health issues and the proposed waiver to certain provisions of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) related to the pandemic.