French care home group Orpea plunged into crisis by mistreatment allegations
Journalist claims systematic negligence in new book based on 3-year investigation (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 27, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GSK kicks off trials of pioneering ‘bioelectronic’ disease treatment
The first patient has been given an implant to control rheumatoid arthritis by modifying nerve signals to the spleen (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 27, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Denmark becomes latest European country to lift almost all Covid curbs
Government follows UK, Ireland and Netherlands in easing restrictions despite high number of cases (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How the Biden administration failed the Omicron test
The new variant has exposed dysfunction in America’s public health institutions that has continued under a new president (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Flavio Toxvaerd: ‘We can’t tackle Covid unless economists and epidemiologists talk to each other’
Missteps such as the UK’s ‘Eat out to Help Out’ scheme show how closely managing the pandemic and boosting the economy are linked (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Omicron exposes fragile state of health system in Mexico
Gaps in public healthcare and inconsistent guidelines have helped the contagious new variant spread (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

BioNTech/Pfizer start clinical trial of Omicron vaccine
First human study of variant-specific jab by big western drugmaker could prompt shift in manufacturing (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cash shortages mean Covax cannot accept new doses, says executive
Gavi chief warns WHO-backed vaccine scheme needs $5.2bn to pay for syringes and other accessories (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US drugs watchdog pulls authorisation for Covid monoclonal antibodies
FDA says treatments from Regeneron and Eli Lilly ‘highly unlikely’ to work against Omicron strain (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Altos Labs insists mission is to improve lives not cheat death
Disease-reversal start-up that raised $3bn says focus is ‘healthspan’ not lifespan (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 23, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Racial gap in US Covid booster campaign concerns health officials
Distrust and labour shortages hinder efforts to provide vaccines for black and Hispanic communities (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 22, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Covid rapid test makers race to meet overwhelming global demand
Lack of early governmental planning exacerbated supply chain problems when Omicron hit (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

WHO gives green light to wider use of Covid vaccine boosters
Advisers recommend use of a third shot but want vulnerable people to have priority (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Scientists and health leaders warn of ‘real danger’ after England’s Covid restrictions end
Relaxation of rules risks prompting ‘another surge’ in Omicron cases in offices and schools, say medical experts (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US surgeons transplant genetically modified pig kidneys into man
Use of animal organs seen as a way to ease global shortage stemming from lack of human donors (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news