The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the emergency use authorisation (EUA) for Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine to include adolescents aged 12 to 15 years.
11 May 2021
07 May 2021
The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has announced that a single dose Covid-19 vaccine called Sputnik Light, obtained authorisation for use in the country.
05 May 2021
ViiV Healthcare has initiated a rolling submission of a new drug application (NDA) to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for long-acting cabotegravir to prevent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
03 May 2021
World Health Organization (WHO) has granted emergency use listing (EUL) for Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine to prevent the infection in people aged 18 years and above.
28 Apr 2021
Merck, called as MSD outside the US and Canada, has signed voluntary licensing agreements with five Indian generic drug makers to expand access to Molnupiravir, an experimental oral antiviral Covid-19 therapy.
27 Apr 2021
The European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended conditional marketing authorisation for AstraZeneca and Merck’s selumetinib to treat paediatric patients aged three years and older with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), symptomatic and inoperable plexiform neurofibromas (PN).
21 Apr 2021
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) will resume Covid-19 vaccine roll-out in Europe following the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC), which confirmed the overall benefit-risk profile being positive.
19 Apr 2021
The US Federal trade Commission review has granted clearance for AstraZeneca’s proposed acquisition of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, achieving an important milestone in the completion process.
16 Apr 2021
GlaxoSmithKline and Vir Biotechnology have announced the European Medicines Agency (EMA) review of VIR-7831 (GSK4182136) for the early treatment of Covid-19.
14 Apr 2021
Gilead Sciences has announced the accelerated approval of Trodelvy (or sacituzumab govitecan-hziy) by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer (UC) in adult patients.