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The results, published Friday in JAMA Internal Medicine, showed that at 10 weeks, Paxlovid did not significantly lower the severity of the six core symptoms of long COVID, compared with patients who were treated with placebo and ritonavir.

Gilead Sciences’ Vemlidy on Thursday secured a label expansion from the FDA, allowing the antiviral drug’s use to treat chronic hepatitis B in pediatric patients aged six years and older.

The claims allege that the drugmaker’s tenofovir, an antiretroviral used in Gilead’s older HIV drugs, caused kidney, tooth, or bone damage to patients, and that Gilead knew its tenofovir-based drugs which were still in development, were safer.

Pfizer on Tuesday reported its first quarterly loss since 2019, as demand fell for its COVID products and it recorded a hefty charge mainly from the U.S. government returning millions of doses of its antiviral treatment Paxlovid.

A pill for dengue fever developed by Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) appeared to protect against a form of the virus in a handful of patients in a small human challenge trial in the United States, according to data presented by the company.

The drugmaker said in a statement that it reached a cooperation framework agreement with Sinopharm that grants the Chinese company distribution and exclusive import rights of the medicine in the China mainland market.

Gilead’s total revenue for Q2 increased 1% to $6.3 billion compared to Q2 in 2021. Overall, the company exceeded both its own expectations and the predictions of market analysts for the second quarter.