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Local Covid vaccines fill gap as UN Covax scheme misses target

India, Egypt and Cuba among first states to develop and make their own vaccines as Covax falls behind Developing countries are increasingly turning to homegrown Covid vaccinations as the UN-backed Covax programme falls behind. While western countries roll out booster jabs to their own populations, Covax, which was set up by UN agencies, governments and …

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Pfizer accused of holding Brazil ‘to ransom’ over vaccine contract demands

Leaked supply document reveals clauses to protect US pharma company from legal action in the event of serious side-effects Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Pfizer has been accused of holding Brazil “to ransom” over demands to shield itself from possible vaccine side-effect lawsuits in its contract to supply the country with …

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Glaukos Expands its Partnership with Santen for Preserflo MicroShunt

Shots: The companies enter into a license agreement for the Preserflo MicroShunt superseding the previous collaboration between the two parties Glaukos get exclusive commercialization rights for the MicroShunt in the US, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Brazil, Mexico and the remainder of Latin America and gain full control over all development activities for the MicroShunt in …

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Una vacuna de bajo costo contra la COVID-19 está en marcha

Una nueva formulación que está entrando en ensayos clínicos en Brasil, México, Tailandia y Vietnam podría cambiar la forma en que el mundo combate la pandemia.

Una vacuna de bajo costo contra la COVID-19 está en marcha

Una nueva formulación que está entrando en ensayos clínicos en Brasil, México, Tailandia y Vietnam podría cambiar la forma en que el mundo combate la pandemia.

Researchers Are Hatching a Low-Cost Covid-19 Vaccine

A new formulation entering clinical trials in Brazil, Mexico, Thailand and Vietnam could change how the world fights the pandemic.

Researchers Are Hatching a Low-Cost Covid-19 Vaccine

A new formulation entering clinical trials in Brazil, Mexico, Thailand and Vietnam could change how the world fights the pandemic.

Researchers Are Hatching a Low-Cost Coronavirus Vaccine

A new formulation entering clinical trials in Brazil, Mexico, Thailand and Vietnam could change how the world fights the pandemic.

As Covid Deaths Soar in Brazil, Bolsonaro Hails an Untested Nasal Spray

Vaccines and critical-care beds are in short supply. Yet President Jair Bolsonaro is railing against social distancing and calling an experimental treatment from Israel “miraculous.”

Tiziana Completes Clinical Trial of Nasally Administered Foralumab for COVID-19 in Brazil

Shots: Tiziana has completed its clinical study in Brazil assessing nasally administered Foralumab either alone or in combination with orally administered dexamethasone in COVID-19 patients The study enrolled 39 patients with mod. to sev. COVID-19 who did not require the use of a ventilator at the beginning of the study with anticipated results available in …

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Latin America: How pharma can navigate a complex market

Bureaucracy, political upheaval, and lack of regulations continue to make Latin America a difficult market for European and North American pharma to enter – and COVID-19 has only worsened these issues. Developing market specialist Dr Zulf Masters OBE takes us through the nuances of being successful in this region. Having worked all around the world …

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Samsung Bioepis Launches Ontruzant (trastuzumab, biosimilar) for Early and Metastatic HER2-Overexpressing Breast Cancer in Brazil

Shots: The company launches its first oncology treatment Ontruzant (trastuzumab), a biosimilar referencing Herceptin in Brazil. The biosimilar has received ANVISA’s approval for the treatment of metastatic HER2-overexpressing BC, early HER2-overexpressing BC, and advanced gastric cancer Ontruzant is being supplied to SUS through a PDP b/w Samsung Bioepis & Bionovis and Bio-Manguinhos. This the second …

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Cariflex to Double its Polyisoprene Latex Capacity at the Paulinia Facility in Brazil

Cariflex PTE. Ltd. (Cariflex) announced that it will be constructing a new large-scale polyisoprene latex plant at its Paulinia, Brazil, facility to meet the strong market demand from its medical and consumer product customers. Cariflex is excited to be making a sizeable investment in the growth of the polyisoprene latex business. Cariflex polyisoprene latex is …

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