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Novartis, stressing Beovu safety, matches Eylea in head-to-head diabetic macular edema trial

Novartis is aiming its new eye drug Beovu, a challenger to Regeneron’s Eylea, at another of its rival’s key markets. And amid a raft of safety concerns, it’s being very mindful of which data to share. In a phase 3 head-to-head study, Beovu matched Eylea in terms of the best-corrected vision acuity that patients with diabetic… Read More »

The Maitre d’ Will Take Your Temperature Now

In recent weeks, a new cadre of gatekeepers armed with thermometer guns has appeared at the entrances of hospitals, office buildings and manufacturing plants to screen out feverish individuals who may carry the coronavirus. Employees at some companies must report their temperature on apps to get clearance to come in. And when indoor dining resumes… Read More »

Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says

Albert Bourla, Pfizer Gian Ehrenzeller | Keystone | AP Pfizer‘s coronavirus vaccine could be distributed to Americans before the end of the year if found to be safe and effective, CEO Albert Bourla said Sunday.  The drugmaker should have key data from its late-stage trial for the Food and Drug Administration by the end of October, Bourla said… Read More »