A judge in Hawaii ordered Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Sanofi SA to pay more than $834 million to the state for failing to warn non-white patients properly of health risks from the blood thinner Plavix.

The likelihood that a coronavirus infection will prove fatal dropped by nearly a third since April due to improved treatment, researchers at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) said.

The painkiller aspirin will be evaluated as a possible treatment for Covid-19 in one of Britain’s biggest trials, which will assess whether it might reduce the risk of blood clots in people with the disease.

Anthos Therapeutics is developing next-generation anticoagulants that do not have the bleeding risks that current blood thinners have.

The National Institutes of Health launched two of the three late-stage clinical trials to test the effectiveness and safety of different types of blood thinners in treating Covid-19 among adults.

A federal court upheld patent claims regarding Bristol Myers Squibb and Pfizer’s Eliquis, which blocks generic rivals from carving out a share of the market for at least six years.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced plans to launch a “flurry” of large-scale clinical trials for treating Covid-19.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first generic version of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Pfizer Inc.’s blood thinner Eliquis.

U.S. drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. reported higher-than-expected third-quarter 2019 profit, helped by strong sales of the blood thinner Eliquis, even as growth of the company’s blockbuster cancer treatment Opdivo slowed.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., which is set to buy biotechnology company Celgene Corp. for $74 billion, posted better-than-expected second-quarter 2019 earnings on strong sales from the blood thinner Eliquis and the rheumatoid arthritis treatment Orencia.