Venatorx Pharmaceuticals shared that the company’s Phase III trial on the investigational treatment for complicated urinary tract infections in adults delivered positive outcomes. 

Sandoz, a division of Swiss-based Novartis, inked a deal to buy U.K.-based GlaxoSmithKline’s cephalosporin antibiotics business.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee voted to recommend approval of Shionogi & Co. Ltd.’s investigational antibiotic cefiderocol for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI), including pyelonephritis, in patients with limited or no alternative treatment options.

U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc. said the company was shutting down two manufacturing plants in India that make generic injectables such as penicillin in response to falling demand.