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Sanofi Confirms Targets, Strong Demand For Pain Killers Lifts First Quarter

Net income was up 16.1% at constant exchange rates in the first quarter to 2.04 billion euros

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Gilead Disputes Report That Its Drug Flopped In Leaked Coronavirus Trial

Gilead shares closed down 4.3% after the data was inadvertently released and first reported by the Financial Times.

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Ind-Ra Affirms Torrent Pharmaceuticals Long-Term Issuer Rating At AA With Stable Outlook

The pharmaceuticals sector falls under essential services and hence is operational despite the ongoing nation-wide lockdown.

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In Every Challenge You Can See An Opportunity, Says Dr. Velumani, Founder, Thyrocare

Dr Velumani, Founder, Thyrocare in conversation with Dr. Annurag Batra, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, BW Businessworld talks about how India has successfully managed the COVID-19 crisis.

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India Battles Supply Snags In Race To Build Affordable Ventilators

India has ordered its 1.3 billion people indoors until May 3 so its modest public health system does not collapse under the weight of infections that are nearing 19,000.

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Roche Confirms 2020 Sales, Profit Outlook As Coronavirus Boosts Test Demand

Group sales in the first-quarter rose 7% to 15.1 billion Swiss francs ($15.57 billion), with drugs business revenue up 7% and diagnostics rising 5% at constant exchange rates.

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Technological Advancements, Challenges And Future Outlook Of Diabetes Care In India

The short-term outlook for diabetes in India remains unchanged in 2020 with possibly more incorporation of Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGMs) into day to day diabetes care.

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Novartis To Sponsor Large Clinical Trial Of HCQ In Hospitalised COVID-19 Patients

Novartis plans to begin enrollment for this study within the next few weeks and is committed to reporting results as soon as possible.

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Prioritise Health Sector: Gautam Khanna, Ficci Co-Chair Health Services Committee

If the government can give healthcare a priority sector status that would help the organisations apply for a loan at reduced or subsidised rate, says Gautam Khanna, Co-Chair, FICCI Health Services Committee and CEO of P D Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Center

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ICICI Securities Join Hands With IIT Kanpur To Develop Low Cost Ventilator

The Central Ministry had sought the help of all IITs to contribute their innovations. Students at IIT-Kanpur had informed of their innovative low-cost ventilator, which may now see mass-scale production

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AIIMS Delhi To Deploy Robots At Its Advanced COVID-19 Ward

These robots will help AIIMS to promote physical distancing between health workers and coronavirus infected patients.

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Cipla Sets Up Rs 25 Crore COVID-19 Dedicated Fund

The company has also allocated Rs 4 crore towards the supply of essentials including medicines, personal protective equipment, sanitisers, masks, gloves and food.

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Vitamin D Defense – The Best Immunity Booster

People working in the front lines should be made aware of this and they should start taking vitamin D in higher than otherwise doses to quickly bring up their levels.

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Leadership Accountability For Covid -19 And The Reasons For WHO’s Apathy

Under fire for its tardy response against the pandemic Covid-19, WHO needs the structural changes to carve out a leaner work force with lesser bureaucracy. The regrouping of the Regional Offices is the first step in the direction. It is imminent because when the WHO fails, the world pays the price for it.

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Invest Upto 5 % Of GDP In Health Sector: Dr Harish Pillai, Chair, FICCI MVT Committee

My sincere hope for India 2.0 post-COVID is to adopt a national strategy to invest upto 5 per cent of GDP in the Health sector, says Dr Harish Pillai, Chair, FICCI MVT Committee, member of FICCI Health service committee and Chief Executive Officer of Aster India, Aster DM Healthcare

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