Entries by Andrew Humphreys

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Roche’s Genentech unit to face renewed Herceptin breast cancer drug litigation

A federal appeals court revived nationwide litigation accusing Roche Holding AG’s Genentech unit of failing to ensure that vials of the comapny’s Herceptin breast cancer drug contained the labeled amount of the active ingredient, and that the labels misstated the drug’s concentration and volume.

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Exclusive: Sanofi stops enrolling COVID-19 patients in hydroxychloroquine trials

Sanofi temporarily stopped recruiting new COVID-19 patients for two clinical trials on hydroxychloroquine and will no longer supply the anti-malaria drug to treat COVID-19 until concerns about safety are cleared up.

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Hydroxychloroquine combination risky for cancer patients with COVID-19: study

Cancer patients with COVID-19 who were treated with a drug combination promoted by U.S. President Donald Trump to counter the coronavirus were three times more likely to die within 30 days than those who got either drug alone, U.S. researchers reported.