Sanofi Pasteur and Lexington, Massachusetts-based Translate Bio announced the expansion of an existing collaboration to develop mRNA vaccines for infectious diseases.

Shares of Evelo Biosciences were up more than 25 percent after the company announced the investigational asset EDP1815 will be included in the Phase II/III TACTIC-E COVID-19-focused clinical trial for conducted by Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Shares of Epizyme stock rose after the company’s first-in-class EZH2 inhibitor Tazverik won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the second time in 2020.

GlaxoSmithKline is diving deeper into the realm of synthetic lethality through a new partnership with Bay Area-based IDEAYA Biosciences. The two companies are exploring potential oncology treatments with emerging technology.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared a new version of Abbott Laboratories’ continuous glucose monitoring device.

In a regulatory filing, Royalty Pharma indicated plans to offer 70 million shares of stock at a target price range of $25 to $28 per share.

Sanofi SA said the company would sell its stake in Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., but would not change their ongoing collaboration.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals will repurchase about $5 billion of the U.S. drugmaker’s shares directly from France’s Sanofi, without altering their 17-year partnership.

Maryland-based Novavax snagged $384 in additional grant funding to advance the company’s vaccine candidate against COVID-19.

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals of Redwood City, California, is buying Watertown, Massachusetts-based TetraPhase Pharmaceuticals for $14.4 million.