The company’s second quarter (Q2) results reveal a $9.1 billion increase in revenues from Q2 2020 and significant operational growth.
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New studies show rates of blood clots were similar following vaccination with Vaxzevria and Comirnaty®, plus rates of rare blood clots are lower after the second Vaxzevria dose.
In this final article on the TRIPS waiver for COVID-19 vaccines, medicines, diagnostics and technologies, EPR’s Hannah Balfour considers whether it is the correct strategy to overcome COVID-19 treatment inequalities and explores other options.
EPR Podcast Episode 3 – Inhaled and intranasal drug formulations and delivery – Dr Bill Williams, University of Texas
Join Dr Bill Williams as he discusses formulation for inhaled and intranasal drug delivery and goes into detail about thin film freezing, a novel powder formulation technique he developed.
The collaborative work has produced the largest browsable resource linking rare protein-coding genetic variants to human health and disease that will accelerate targeted drug development.
Biopharma and the life sciences ecosystem: putting the foundations in place for a productive partnership
Even now 65 percent of drugs being approved come from biopharma companies and within a decade that is expected to rise to 85 percent. This is great news for a world hungry for new breakthrough treatments. As growth in pre-clinical and clinical work intensifies globally, Ahmed Bouzidi, Vice President of…
In this article, EPR’s Hannah Balfour discusses the potential impact of waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19-related medicine and technology on pharma, biopharma and biotech companies.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the emergence of RNA vaccine technology has enabled rapid development of critical vaccines. Traditional vaccine production methods makerapid development challenging, requiring cell line production of viral proteins and laborious purification development, which requires extensive effort and long timelines. RNA…
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An analysis shows Comirnaty® and the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca are both over 90 percent effective in preventing hospitalisation from the Delta variant.
In this article, EPR’s Hannah Balfour explores the current usage of monoclonal antibody therapies for COVID-19, with commentary from Professor Adrian Streinu-Cercel of the Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy.
Laboratory study shows the blood sera of people vaccinated against COVID-19 with Comirnaty® can neutralise at least six viral variants including three variants of concern.
South Africa and India’s request that the World Trade Organization waive intellectually property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, treatments, diagnostics and technology has garnered extensive media coverage, particularly since the US decision to support the proposal. In a three-part series, European Pharmaceutical Review’s Assistant Editor, Hannah Balfour, will discuss the IP…
A new report suggests pharma is working hard to combat worldwide viral vectors shortage that could threaten the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Pfizer and BioNTech have agreed to supply Europe with 900 million additional doses of Comirnaty® with the option to request 900 million more in future.