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Monday, August 2, 2021

Biotech and Biomedical Industry

    Pfizer to Seek U.S. Authorization for Third COVID-19 Vaccine Dose As Booster

    Pfizer plans to seek authorization for a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine as a booster shot in the United States, the pharmaceutical company's...

    Oxford Launches HIV Vaccine Trials

    The University of Oxford started the Phase I trial of a novel mosaic vaccine targeting a "wide range" of HIV variations. The HIV-CORE 0052 study,...

    AstraZeneca’s Experimental Antibody Treatment Fails Preventing Exposed Patients from Acquiring COVID-19

    AstraZeneca announced on Tuesday that its experimental monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19, also known as AZD7442, failed to hit the pharmaceutical giant’s primary aim...

    Canadian Bio-Tech Company Medicago Testing New Vaccine in South America

    A new plant-based COVID-19 vaccine from Canadian biotech firm Medicago has shown positive results and will begin to move into the next phase of...

    U.S. Supports Waiving Patent Protections on COVID-19 Vaccines

    The administration of United States President Joe Biden announced on May 5 that it supports waiving the intellectual property protections on COVID-19 vaccines."This is...

    Paris Court Punishes French Pharma Firm Servier for Selling Deadly Weight-Loss Pill

    The drug-maker was found guilty of manslaughter, involuntary wounding and aggravated deception for permitting the drug to be prescribed and sold as a weight...

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