The WHO is finalizing the legal agreement needed for it to take possession of between 800 and 1,000 vials of donated vaccine. Once that contract is signed the vaccine will then be shipped, a senior official told The Canadian Press.
The CDC director's warning comes as the spread of Ebola in West Africa grows, with new cases doubling about every three weeks.
Researchers at Harvard say they were able to produce cells that make insulin from embryonic stem cells, which could be a major breakthrough in the treatment of diabetes. Also, why men who have had prostate cancer surgery need to watch their cholesterol and triglycerides.
The 97,000 square foot purpose built site was constructed in support of the growth PCI has experienced in its Clinical Trial services business, which includes drug development and manufacturing, laboratory services, packaging and storage services, global logistics, as well as client supporting consultative services for executing global investigational studies.
Under the terms of the settlement, Sucampo and RTU will grant Par a non-exclusive license to market Par's generic version of lubiprostone 8 mcg soft gelatin capsule and 24 mcg soft gelatin capsule in the U.S. for the indications approved for AMITIZA beginning January 1, 2021, or earlier under certain circumstances.
The company has not received any reports of product contamination or adverse events to date, but is issuing this voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution following a recent inspection which identified an issue with sterility assurance.
The U.S. government developed the vaccine. First-stage human safety testing began last month in the U.S. and Britain. University of Maryland researchers announced the Mali study Thursday as part of that broader safety testing and aim to enroll 40 health workers there.
The Obama administration's plans to screen certain airline passengers for exposure to Ebola are based on the Constitution and long-established legal authority that would almost certainly stand up in court if challenged, public health experts say.
A millionaire pharmaceuticals entrepreneur, living in fear and convinced a mutual death with her developmentally disabled 8-year-old son was the only solution, deliberately gave him a lethal dose of prescription drugs and exchanged goodbyes but later tried to revive him, she told jurors on Thursday.
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The presidents of three Ebola-stricken West African nations made urgent pleas for money, doctors and hospital beds Thursday and representatives of nations gathered for a World Bank meeting promised to send more aid quickly.
Strategic relationships between drug developers and contract research organizations (CROs) are generating innovative approaches to clinical trial design and execution, but creating lasting value for both parties requires them to act in new ways, R&D executives from the pharmaceutical and biotech industry said at a gathering recently hosted by the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development.
Allergan, which has been fending off buyout offers from Valeant Pharmaceuticals, boosted its earnings outlook for the year and current quarter.
Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company with its parent company, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, today announced that the FDA has approved VELCADE® for injection for use in previously untreated patients with mantle cell lymphoma. VELCADE is the first treatment in the United States to be approved for use in previously untreated patients with MCL.
As the largest US airports step up the fight against the virus, some employees say they are not being kept safe.