Recent reports revealed that the infection rates between adults and children were similar since the novel coronavirus hit the world in 2019, but men are more likely to exhibit severe symptoms. The report also highlights the importance of contact tracing to help mitigate infection rates.
Pfizer Inc.’s rheumatoid arthritis drug Xeljanz could increase the risk of blood clots in the lungs and in deep veins, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s Ultomiris for the treatment of atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) to inhibit complement-mediated thrombotic microangiopathy for adult and pediatric patients.
The U.S. FDA approved Janssen’s Xarelto (rivaroxaban) for preventing blood clots in acutely sick patients in hospitals who are at risk for blood clots but who are not at high risk of bleeding.
Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson agreed to settle more than 25,000 U.S. lawsuits over the companies’ blockbuster blood thinner Xarelto for a total of $775 million, court documents showed.
Johnson & Johnson will start adding the price of the company’s medicines to television commercials by March 2019, becoming the first drugmaker to heed a call by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Bayer AG’s long-acting treatment for hemophilia A won a recommendation from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel for the treatment of the rare genetic disorder in which blood does not clot easily.
The French drugmaker Sanofi secured approval in Europe for a rare blood-clotting disorder treatment using nanobodies.
The U.S. FDA approved Bayer AG’s long-acting treatment for hemophilia A, a rare genetic disorder in which blood does not clot easily.
Bayer and Johnson & Johnson’s campaign to widen the patient group for the companies’ heart drug Xarelto hit a snag when two smaller studies failed to show a statistically reliant benefit.