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AstraZeneca Manufacturing Error Clouds Vaccine Study Results

In a surprise, the group of volunteers that got a lower dose seemed to be much better protected than the volunteers who got two full doses.

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When And How Will COVID-19 Vaccines Become Available?

If regulators approve any of the vaccines in coming weeks, the companies have said distribution could begin almost immediately with governments around the world to decide who gets them and in what order. The following is an outline of the process:

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Oxford University Vaccine ‘Effective’ At Preventing COVID-19; Shows 70% Protection

The ChAdOx1 nCoV-2019, being produced in collaboration with AstraZeneca, was found to be 70.4 per cent effective when combining data from two dosing regimens.

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AstraZeneca: COVID-19 Vaccine ''Highly Effective'' Prevention

A vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford prevented 70% of people from developing the coronavirus in late-stage trials, the team reported Monday.

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Strides Pharma Science gets USFDA nod for Prednisone tablets

The product is bioequivalent and therapeutically equivalent to the reference listed drug (RLD), Deltasone tablets, 2.5 mg and 5 mg, of Pharmacia and Upjohn Co

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Govt To Provide Industrial Park Facilities To Grow API, Pharma & Nutraceutical Industry

Indian pharma industry will continue to play a prominent role as the pharmacy of the world, the Chemicals and Fertilizers Ministry said in a statement.

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India's Gland Pharma jumps 20% in market debut

The stock opened at 1,710 rupees per share, higher than the IPO price of 1,500 rupees per share, giving the company a market value of 279.21 billion rupees, based on 163.3 million shares outstanding.

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Pfizer, BioNTech Conclude Phase 3 Study Of COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate, Say It's 95% Effective

The major announcement comes just two days after leading biotechnology company Moderna said on Monday its virus vaccine had an efficacy rate of 94.5 per cent

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Pfizer Moves US Court Against Aurobindo Pharma, Dr Reddy's On Cancer Drug

The generic companies assert the invalidity and non- infringement of two composition of matter patents and a method of use patent covering palbociclib, each of which expire in 2023

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What does COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness mean?

Two vaccine makers have said that preliminary results from their late-stage studies suggest their experimental vaccines are strongly protective. Moderna this week said its vaccine appears nearly 95 per cent effective.

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Asian Shares Rise Buoyed By News On Coronavirus Vaccine

It's the second time this month that a company unveiled such encouraging numbers about a vaccine, boosting hopes that the global economy can return to some semblance of normal next year.

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Vaccine alliance raises $2 billion to buy COVID shots for poor nations

Another $5 billion will also be needed in 2021 to procure COVID-19 vaccine doses as they come through development and are approved by regulators

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Natco Pharma Q2 Net Profit Up 73% To Rs 204 Cr

The company had posted a net profit of Rs 117.7 crore for the corresponding period of the previous fiscal, Natco Pharma said in a BSE filing.

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Glenmark Pharma gets USFDA nod for Tacrolimus capsules

Tacrolimus capsule is an immunosuppressant and is used for preventing organ rejection in certain patients following liver, kidney, or heart transplant.

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Third wave of COVID-19 in Delhi worst so far; cases to come down soon: Health Minister Jain

The government has increased the number of beds for COVID-19 patients in hospitals in Delhi, but there is no plan to rope in hotels and banquet halls

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