Sebastian Stachowiak, Head of Europe & GCC at Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT), explains how, while the company establishes its presence in Europe, it continues its commitment to advance the care of people living with sickle cell disease by collaborating with the sickle cell community to develop breakthrough therapies, raise awareness…
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The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) approve sotrovimab for people with mild to moderate COVID-19 infection and at least one risk factor for developing severe illness.
A Class 2 recall notice for one batch of Rosemont Pharmaceuticals metformin hydrochloride 500mg/5ml oral solution has been issued by the MHRA.
The MHRA have approved Ronapreve as the first monoclonal antibody combination product for the treatment of COVID-19 infection in the UK.
The MHRA has approved the use of the Spikevax vaccine (formerly COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna) in children aged 12-17 years old.
The MHRA reports that certain packs of Perindopril products are missing important safety information, the products are not being recalled.
The UK government hopes to expedite the development of a COVID-19 vaccine by investing £33.6 million in the first phase of establishing human challenge trials.
Specific batches of paracetamol tablets are being recalled as some pots have been found to contain discoloured tablets due to fungal contamination.