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AstraZeneca strikes COVID-19 vaccine delivery deal with Europe, ending high-profile legal battle

At times during the pandemic, there’s been no love lost between AstraZeneca and the European Union. After the U.K. pharma giant fell behind on its planned COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to the bloc, the EU swiftly took the drugmaker to court. Now, it appears the pair have mended their grievances.  AstraZeneca and the European Commission have settled… Read More »

FDA Approves Vaxneuvance (Pneumococcal 15-valent Conjugate Vaccine) for the Prevention of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Adults

FDA Approves Vaxneuvance (Pneumococcal 15-valent Conjugate Vaccine) for the Prevention of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Adults KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vaxneuvance (Pneumococcal 15-valent Conjugate Vaccine) (pronounced VAKS-noo-vans) for active immunization for the prevention of invasive… Read More »

Britain’s Covid vaccine drive-out has slashed death rate among over-80s

Britain’s Covid vaccine drive-out has slashed death rate among over-80s: Elderly now only make up 40% of all victims – down from two-thirds at peak of the pandemic… but experts warn rapid spread of cases will cause trend to U-turn At the peak of the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic, over-80s made up two… Read More »