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The companies announced today that the EU approval is indicated for treating children as young as 6 months old with severe atopic dermatitis.

Although nearly all the countries in Europe are reporting shortages, the EMA is not going to label the ongoing shortage of antibiotics in the continent a “major event”, according to a source familiar with the matter.

The letter sent to the European Medicines Agency comes as antibiotics, including amoxicillin – used to treat bacterial infections and often prescribed for ear and chest infections in children – have been in short supply since October.

The European Cancer Imaging Initiative is an effort to speed up innovation and early cancer diagnosis using artificial intelligence.

Last week the FDA and CDC flagged a potential link between the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine and stroke in older adults; today Israel’s coronavirus task force said it reviewed all its data and did not find an issue.

U.S. life sciences company Illumina on Tuesday challenged an EU antitrust order to keep biotech firm Grail separate, ratcheting up its fight against EU regulators which blocked a merger deal last year.

No new coronavirus variant has been found in China, data released by the World Health Organization showed on Wednesday, easing some concerns about an outbreak that has spread rapidly there since Beijing abruptly reversed its “zero COVID” policy.

The European Union has offered free COVID-19 vaccines to China, the EU executive said on Tuesday, as infections there surged following Beijing’s relaxation of its “zero-COVID” policies.

European Union government health officials will hold talks on Wednesday on a coordinated response to the surge in COVID-19 infections in China, the Swedish EU presidency said on Monday, after December talks concluded with no decisions on the matter.

France on Sunday urged European Union peers to test Chinese travelers for COVID after Paris decided to do so amid an outbreak sweeping the country.