Drugs Health Pharma

FDA gives approval for Ispen, Genfit’s drug to treat chronic liver disease

The US drug regulator has granted accelerated approval for a drug to treat chronic inflammatory liver disease to Genfit, headquartered in Nord, France,.

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Pfizer, AstraZeneca to invest close to $1 billion in France to expand

HQ Team May 13, 2024: Pfizer and AstraZeneca will invest about $1 billion separately in France to set up and expand facilities, Finance.

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Antimalarial drug may have killed 17,000 people in first Covid-19 wave

HQ Team January 8, 2024: About 17,000 people may have died in six countries after using antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine during the first wave.

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Climate Health Pharma

France on ‘high’ alert for bird flu, imposes poultry curbs on farms

HQ Team December 6, 2023: France has upgraded its level of bird flu risk to ‘high’ from ‘moderate’ to ensure better protection and.

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Climate Health Pharma

COP28: $1.7 billion plan to protect climate, diversity goals unveiled

HQ Team December 4, 2023: The COP28 has unveiled a $1.7 billion funding plan to meet climate and diversity goals. The key objectives.

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Drugs Health Pharma

Omicron mutant BA.2.86 reclassified as ‘variant of interest’ by WHO 

HQ Team November 29, 2023: The WHO has reclassified the Covid-19 virus Omicron BA.2.86 mutation as a “variant of interest” after the global.

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Drugs Health Pharma

Novo Nordisk invests $2.3b in France for diabetes, obesity drugs

HQ Team November 23, 2023: Novo Nordisk will invest $2.3 billion to expand production of its weight-loss and diabetes drug in Chartes, France..

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Botulism kills one in France during Rugby World Cup period

HQ Team September 21, 2023: One person died and 14 others were suspected to have botulism in France, with chances of additional cases.

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Climate Health Pharma

Heatwaves across Europe, the US “new normal,” says WMO 

HQ Team August 21, 2023: The heat waves sweeping across the globe are the “new normal” and do not come as a surprise,.

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Drugs Health Pharma

WHO labels Covid-19 variant EG.5 as ‘variant of interest’; cases rise

HQ Team August 10, 2023: The WHO has updated the EG.5 variability of the COVID-19 virus to a ‘variant of interest’ — with.

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