Dr. Anthony Fauci – who has been considered one of the most trusted leaders tackling the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States – once again stressed that, as far as the evidence suggests, the novel coronavirus is naturally occurring and was not made in a laboratory.
The top U.S. spy agency said for the first time that the American intelligence community believes the COVID-19 virus that originated in China was not manmade or genetically modified.
Less than a year after Sandoz, the generics arm of Novartis, vowed to fight allegations of being involved in a scheme to manipulate the price of generic drugs along with other drugmakers, the company changed course and agreed to pay a $195 million penalty to the U.S. government.
Two former executives of biotech company MiMedx Group Inc. were criminally charged with fraudulently inflating the company’s revenue.
Schultz Chan, the former director of biostatistics at Cambridge-based Akebia Therapeutics, and Songjiang Wang, a director of statistical programming at Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, were convicted of insider trading by a federal grand jury in Boston.