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Global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity last year was expected to decline from 2019 levels, mainly due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting uncertainty around the global economy, trade tensions between the US and China, and the presidential election in the US. However, James Baillieu from Bird & Bird reveals…
The impact of COVID-19 is wide-reaching with disruptions to supply chains likely to continue over the coming years. In this article, Dave Elder discusses the effect of the pandemic on the supply and demand of critical medicines and what this means for pharma supply chains.
The European Commission (EC) has signed a joint procurement contract to ensure an uninterrupted supply of Veklury (remdesivir) for participating countries.
Gilead is set to acquire Immunomedics for approximately $21 billion, with the transaction anticipated to close in the fourth quarter of 2020.
The FDA has expanded the Emergency Use Authorisation for Veklury (remdesivir) to treat all hospitalised patients with COVID-19.
New research has shown that complex collaborations and partnerships are increasing, while licensing agreements are decreasing in the rare disease space.
Pfizer is to manufacture and supply the investigational COVID-19 treatment remdesivir for Gilead Sciences at one of its facilities.
Gilead has announced that the potential COVID-19 drug remdesivir will cost $390 per vial for developed countries, with treatment courses costing $2,340 per patient.
Gilead Sciences has said it will initiate clinical trials in August to test an inhaled formulation of remdesivir, a potential COVID-19 therapy.
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said its assessment of the conditional marketing authorisation (CMA) application will be performed under a reduced timeframe, with a decision potentially delivered in weeks.
According to a new agreement between Mylan and Gilead, the former has the rights to manufacture and distribute remdesivir in 127 countries, a drug being tested to combat COVID-19.
The EMA's human medicines committee has announced it has begun a rolling review of remdesivir for the treatment of COVID-19, to examine its safety and effectiveness.