Everyone hunts for blood plasma – NRC

You just have to go early, says a visitor in a Detroit blood bank review. “Then it is less busy,” she writes between all critical comments on Google. Blood Bank visitors complain that the local CSL Plasma is dirty, with unprofessional staff and so popular that you always have to wait two to three hours […]

Bribery affair settled: Novartis has to pay $ 750 million

Thursday July 2nd 2020 For years, Novartis has paid millions for supposed conferences to get doctors to prescribe their medication. The doctors are also wooed with excursions or meals in luxury restaurants. To end the legal dispute, the pharmaceutical company must now pay high comparisons. The Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis has made two million settlements […]

Novartis pays more than $ 642 million to end lawsuits in the US | International

Novartis has agreed to pay more than $ 642 million to end lawsuits it faces in the U.S. court system, where the Swiss pharmaceutical company is accused of paying large bribes to doctors, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday. The first out-of-court agreement reached between the group and the justice system relates to […]

Novartis settles lawsuit for $ 642 million

Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis agrees to a settlement of $ 642 million ($ 570 million) in a lawsuit in the United States. That discloses the United States Department of Justice. Among other things, the company was accused of paying bribes to doctors. Part of the arrangement involved the company’s use of three foundations to stall […]

New phase with 30,000 subjects: Biontech reports success with Covid vaccine

A coronavirus vaccine developed by the biotech company Biontech has shown promising results in a clinical study. The immune system is responding as hoped, the tests are now to be extended to more than 30,000 people. The biotech company Biontech wants to take its corona vaccine project to the next major phase of development after […]

Vaccine tested on humans has been successful

The race for the vaccine The active ingredient Ad5-nCoV is a potential vaccine candidate. (Photo: dpa) Beijing For the first time, a possible vaccine against the coronavirus has been shown to be at least partially effective in human tests. The active ingredient Ad5-nCoV was found to be safe and well tolerated in the so-called phase […]

Corona vaccine tested on humans shows little success

Beijing / Boston Chinese researchers have launched a possible corona vaccine for the first time in the world to trigger a reaction in the immune system in humans. However, there was a setback for the malaria drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine. A large analysis of the data from corona patients showed no success. The Ad5-nCoV vaccine, […]

Corona vaccine from US company shows first success

Moderna Companies around the world are currently working intensively on a vaccine against Covid-19. (Photo: AFP) Frankfurt After weeks of research, the US company Moderna was able to report its first successes on Monday afternoon in the search for a vaccine against the novel disease Covid-19. In the first eight patients, treatment with the specially […]

Thermo Fisher launches takeover bid for Qiagen

Qiagen building in Hilden The Management Board and the Supervisory Board support the takeover offer and recommend that you accept it. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt The US laboratory supplier Thermo Fisher is starting its takeover offer for the German biotech company Qiagen, which is worth more than ten billion euros. The acceptance period for the offer […]

Corona vaccine – experts warn of nationalism

Laboratory at Glaxo Smithkline The British company is joining forces with the French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi to develop a corona vaccine. Both groups receive financial support from the state organization BARDA of the US Department of Health. (Photo: obs) Dusseldorf Pharmaceutical experts vigorously warned over the weekend of a nationalism in the development and distribution […]