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AstraZeneca pulls its COVID-19 vaccine from the European market

May. 08, 2024 20:28 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The pharma giant AstraZeneca has requested that the European authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine be pulled, according to the EU medicines regulator. In an update on the European Medicines Agency's website Wednesday, the regulator said that the approval for...

US challenges 'bogus' patents on Ozempic and other drugs in effort to spur competition

Apr. 30, 2024 17:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are challenging patents on 20 brand-name drugs, including the blockbuster weight-loss injection Ozempic, in the latest effort by the Biden administration targeting pharmaceutical industry practices that drive up prices. The Federal Trade...