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5 things to know before FDA panel votes on Moderna

5 things to know before FDA panel votes on Moderna

Medical syringes are seen with Moderna company logo displayed on a screen in the background in this illustration photo taken in Poland on October 12, 2020. Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto | Getty Images A key Food and Drug Administration advisory panel is scheduled to vote Thursday on whether to recommend …

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Merck CEO optimistic, sees 6 more months of masks

Merck CEO optimistic, sees 6 more months of masks

Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier told CNBC on Thursday he was hopeful about continued progress on coronavirus vaccines but suggested that strict adherence to public-health protocols would remain necessary for months ahead. “I think there’s a lot of reason to be optimistic about the vaccines that are coming out. The Pfizer …

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Democrat on House antitrust panel sets sights on Big Pharma

Democrat on House antitrust panel sets sights on Big Pharma

After wrapping up a more than year-long investigation into Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, a top Democrat on the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust has his sights set on a new industry: Big Pharma. Rep. Joe Neguse, D-Colo., vice chairman of the subcommittee, is calling for a hearing to probe …

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Merck acquires OncoImmune to ramp supply of promising Covid drug

Merck acquires OncoImmune to ramp supply of promising Covid drug

Pharmaceutical giant Merck said it plans to acquire privately-held OncoImmune for $425 million in cash, gaining rights to an under-the-radar drug that’s shown striking results in hospitalized patients with Covid-19. The medicine, referred to as CD24Fc, was shown in a late-stage clinical study in September to reduce the risk of …

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