The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and other authorities have created a new shortage reporting system and are looking into how regulations can be applied more flexibly during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The British Contract Manufacturers and Packers Association (BCMPA) has said the UK government's changes to expedite production of hand sanitiser will aid in the fight against COVID-19.
A report states that three quarters of the roughly 230 nanopharmaceuticals in clinical development are for use as targeted cancer therapeutics.
A letter from the CEO of Gilead reveals how the company plans to scale up production of remdesivir in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The MHRA and Council of Europe have both announced measures to prevent the spread of falsified or unlicensed COVID-19 medical products.
Virtual tools are being increasingly utilised by pharma companies to replace in-person meetings following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Researchers found that the combination of lopinavir-ritonavir HIV antivirals led to rapid symptom improvement in COVID-19 patients.
A new treatment called APR-OD031 has been given Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) by the FDA, for the treatment of phenylketonuria.
An open letter from doctors highlights that although chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine are strong candidates to fight COVID-19, there is a limited supply.
A pilot trial of convalescent plasma therapy in 10 severe COVID-19 patients has shown it may be a safe and promising therapeutic option.
Lilly, Merck and Pfizer have announced how they will enable their employees to volunteer in programmes to combat COVID-19 while on base pay.
The European Medicines Agency has released recommendations about which patients could benefit from remdesivir and the possible criteria for compassionate use of the drug.
Researchers have used triglyceride fatty acids to develop an oral formulation for drugs that are usually injected or taken intravenously.
New reports say that India will stock up on personal protective equipment and ventilators by banning exports and importing from China.
The coalition has been formed to find R&D solutions for low- and middle-income countries to limit the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in areas with fragile healthcare systems.