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Coronavirus Is Spreading, but W.H.O. Says It’s Not a Global Emergency

The World Health Organization on Thursday decided not to declare the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak a global emergency, despite the spread of the dangerous respiratory infection from China to at least five other countries. Although the disease has reached beyond China, the number of cases in other countries is still relatively small, and the disease does… Read More »

Todd Phillips Says He Was ‘Baffled’ by the Criticism of ‘Joker’

Before Todd Phillips’ Joker even hit theaters, certain corners of the internet were up in arms about the so-called harmful influence the DC movie could potentially have on audience members. Now, the director has admitted he was “baffled” by the controversy surrounding the film, insisting that it dealt with the portrayal of violence responsibly. Asked… Read More »

‘Deck chairs on the Titanic’?: AMAG’s CEO departure, drug dumps may not right the ship, analyst says

After forfeiting two board seats and undertaking a strategic review, AMAG Pharmaceuticals is saying goodbye to its CEO and two of its drugs. But with another med likely being pulled from the market, AMAG’s sudden decision to cut ties with its chief executive could be akin to shifting “deck chairs on the Titanic,” one analyst said.  AMAG… Read More »

Takeda says cancer drug Alunbrig shows longer benefit vs. crizotinib

(This Nov. 23rd story corrects fiscal year of expected regulatory approval in the 10th paragraph to March-end 2021, not March-end 2020) FILE PHOTO: Takeda Pharmaceutical Co’s logo is seen at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo By Rocky Swift (Reuters) – Japan’s biggest drugmaker, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, said long-term… Read More »

Trump says prescription drug importation promised in July is coming ‘soon’

President Trump said Friday that he is working on a plan to allow Florida and other states to import less expensive prescription drugs, a promise the administration made four months ago. “Hard-working Americans don’t deserve to pay such high prices for the drugs they need. We are fighting DAILY to make sure this HAPPENS…” Trump… Read More »