Trump’s April vaccine forecast puts him at odds with experts
US president’s prediction comes as CDC reverses course on testing guidelines (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Financial watchdog sets out rules for UK cannabis listings
FCA guidance clears way for companies providing products for medical use to float on stock exchange (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Doctors accuse New Delhi of concealing health workers’ deaths
Indian Medical Association says 382 doctors have died as daily cases approach 100,000 (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Positive results for 90-minute Covid-19 test
DnaNudge procedure compares well with others but has not been validated for use in community (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Moderna signals slower timeline for Covid-19 vaccine
Data analysis may have to wait until December despite Trump push for pre-election approval (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Life insurers could help solve America’s healthcare shortfall
The pandemic-driven recession has deprived people of medical care when they most need it the most (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Trump team vs the scientists: the battle over Covid ahead of election
Political operatives and public health officials spar over how to portray severity of pandemic (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

BioNTech buys Novartis site to boost EU vaccine production
German group’s treatment is among only 9 candidates to have entered a phase 3 trial (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Will the UK’s love for the NHS survive the pandemic?
The service is enjoying a newly enhanced status but its structural flaws have been brutally exposed by coronavirus (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Over the rainbow: what next for the NHS?
The pandemic has boosted the UK health system’s standing but brutally exposed its structural flaws (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus latest: Texas becomes US state with second-highest Covid caseload
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

MPs demand answers for failure of virus test programme
Harding in Westminster hot seat after fragmented system could not meet rise in demand (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sharp slowdown in release of Covid tests in England hits virus efforts
Proportion of people getting positive results by end of day after being tested plummets from 63% to 8% (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus latest: US retail sales growth cools in August
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Down goes TT Electronics, Covid test-maker and friend of Bigfoot
In the grand scheme of things though, the 14 per cent drop on Wednesday is probably just “chicken feed”. (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Britain faces weeks of Covid-19 testing shortages
Anger mounts as Matt Hancock admits to delays in resolving lack of available tests (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus latest: US reports 1,000-plus deaths for first time in four days
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Matt Hancock admits resolving testing woes might take weeks
Health secretary also concedes the government is having to ‘prioritise’ certain groups (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lockdown meltdown: the panic for plastic surgery
Zoom meetings have made many of us more aware — and sometimes insecure — about our appearance, raising demand for cosmetic procedures (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Manufacturing at scale is holy grail for cell sector
Rising demand for therapies is focusing industry minds on supply chain challenges (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Researchers gain head start in coronavirus vaccine race
Fast-track techniques used in cell and gene therapies are proving invaluable in the fight against Covid-19 (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Regenerative medicine will require innovative ways to pay
If new treatments are to fulfil their promise, payment systems will need rethinking (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Watchdogs clamp down on bogus stem cell clinics
Unscrupulous operators are using Covid-19 fears to target vulnerable patients (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Immune system ‘bully boys’ square up to coronavirus crisis
The pandemic has given a Scottish biotech company a chance to test an innovative therapy (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bill & Melinda Gates: Vaccine fairness will make us all safer | Free to read
Sharing Covid-19 jabs equitably would result in fewer deaths and faster control everywhere (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why investors cannot resist immunotherapy
Research into ways of tweaking the body’s cellular defences has huge clinical potential (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cell therapy opens up new cure horizons
While cancer patients have benefited most so far, researchers are eager to expand the technique’s reach (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Florida reports smallest daily rise in cases since June — as it happened
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus latest: Florida reports smallest daily rise in cases since June
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gilead: no immunity
The only clear winners in this deal are Immunomedics’ shareholders (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus latest: Trump faces backlash after Nevada rally breaches Covid rules
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Not enough Covid vaccine for all until 2024, says biggest producer
Serum Institute warns that companies are not increasing production capacity quickly enough (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Robot dogs take on routine tasks at Germany’s Merck
Pharmaceutical group employs services of Spot to carry out checks at incineration plants (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK faces backlog of nearly 200,000 Covid-19 tests in government labs
Concern rises about lack of robust test and trace system as doctors predict second peak (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Trinity Challenge aims to protect the world against future pandemics
Initiative will harness data and analytics to defeat the next Covid-19 before it gets going (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gilead nears deal to buy cancer drug maker for $20bn
Offer is worth close to double New Jersey-based Immunomedics’ market value (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial
Regulator allows testing to continue after investigation of possible side-effect in one participant (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Covid-19 infections and hospital cases surge in France
Prime minister warns of deterioration while halving isolation period to improve compliance (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Covid vaccine becomes divisive issue in US election campaign
Donald Trump, a long-term sceptic, is pushing for a speedy approval while Democrats urge caution (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Public trust in vaccines rises in most of Europe, study says
Confidence has increased in many of the continent’s countries but declined in other parts of the world (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca ‘still on track’ to submit Covid vaccine data before end of year
Chief executive expresses confidence despite temporary pause in trial after a participant fell ill (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK considering rapid-result Covid tests for up to 10m people a day
Leaked documents indicate Project Moonshot could see 2-4m daily tests by December (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK considering new rapid-result Covid tests for up to 10m people a day
Leaked documents indicate Project Moonshot could see 2-4m daily tests by December and then expanded (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus: California reports smallest daily jump in cases since May - as it happened
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Saliva-based coronavirus tests come to market
Two UK companies target businesses seeking to rapid tests for employees (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Johnson defends new Covid restrictions for England
UK PM says steps needed to keep schools and businesses open as coronavirus cases surge (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca’s Covid trial pause a reminder of huge challenges in race for vaccines
Pharma group’s safety decision comes as sector aims for unprecedented success (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca puts vaccine trial on hold after participant falls ill
Trial could resume early next week after review of suspected adverse reaction (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What the campaign to eradicate polio tells us about Covid-19
Africa’s recent success helps position the continent to tackle coronavirus (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Can plasma and antibody therapies help as world awaits Covid-19 vaccine?
The treatments have been used to fight epidemics for decades but some scientists remain sceptical (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news