hepatitis C

Few U.S. adults diagnosed with hepatitis C virus infections receive timely treatment with antiviral drugs, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday.

Merck & Co.

With an investment valued at up to $1.1 billion, Merck is diving back into Alzheimer’s research through a collaboration with Cerevance.

A group of 23 state attorneys general led by Florida told a federal court on Monday that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lacks the legal authority to impose a nationwide transportation mask mandate to address COVID-19.

Drugmaker Gilead Sciences plans to announce on Tuesday that it will provide up to $5 million in grants to help a coalition of LGBTQ+ and human rights advocacy groups craft public health responses to monkeypox outbreaks, the company said.

Digital therapeutics are transitioning from curiosities to valuable additions to the pharmaceutical armamentarium, but they’re still not common in mainstream medicine.

GlaxoSmithKline

Clinical-stage biopharma company Mersana Therapeutics unveiled a global collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline Monday that gives the industry behemoth the exclusive option to co-develop and commercialize Mersana’s antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) XMT-2056.