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The company stated it would cap out-of-pocket costs for its inhaled respiratory products at $35 per month in the United States, following a similar move by rival Boehringer Ingelheim earlier in the month.

The company said in a press release that the vaccine’s efficacy against RSV-associated lower respiratory tract disease with three or more symptoms was 77.8% through season two, compared with efficacy of 88.9% after the first RSV season, which led to the shot’s U.S. approval.

The company beat market estimates for fourth-quarter results today, and unveiled an upbeat forecast for 2024 and beyond on the ramp-up of its vaccines and cancer drugs pipeline, underscoring the benefits of its consumer health unit spin-off.

Today the company said it expects to return to revenue growth in 2025 when the ongoing decline in its COVID-19 vaccine business would bottom out, and that it would invest to scale up its oncology business thereafter.

Aiolos focuses on therapies for respiratory and inflammatory conditions, and is currently developing ‘AIO-001’, a treatment for asthma which is ready to enter mid-stage clinical trials.

The Novo Nordisk Foundation, which controls drug maker Novo Nordisk, said it would commit up to 1.8 billion Danish crowns ($265 million) to setting up an initiative aimed at improving vaccines for respiratory diseases.

Former prime minister David Cameron told an inquiry on Monday that Britain was prepared for a flu-type pandemic but not enough work was done in advance to confront an asymptomatic disease similar to COVID-19.

Pandemic restrictions that hampered the circulation of viruses other than COVID-19 could be behind the unseasonably early upsurge in respiratory infections in Europe this winter that the festive break could prolong, scientists say.

British drug discovery company C4X Discovery said AstraZeneca signed a license worth up $402 million to develop an oral therapy for the treatment of inflammatory and respiratory diseases using its NRF2 Activator programme.