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EMA Accepts Filing of Marketing Authorization Application for Valneva’s Inactivated COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

Valneva SE confirmed that the European Medicines Agency accepted the filing of a marketing authorization application (MAA) for the specialty vaccine company’s inactivated, whole-virus COVID-19 vaccine candidate, VLA2001. 

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Report: Pfizer, NIH Discussing Study of Longer Paxlovid Dosing Regimen

With increasing concerns about COVID-19 reinfection, Pfizer and the National Institutes of Health are discussing potential studies regarding a longer treatment period with the antiviral medication Paxlovid.

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Why Pfizer May Be Holding Paxlovid Close to the Chest

Reportedly, Pfizer is holding the company’s COVID-19 antiviral therapy Paxlovid under tight control. This is a disappointment to numerous investigators who want to test the antiviral combination therapy with other drugs in case the virus develops resistance to the combo.

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COVID is rising in the Americas, virus ‘not going away anytime soon’ – PAHO

COVID-19 is on the rise again in the Americas as many countries have abandoned measures like masking and social distancing and many lag in vaccination rates, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on May 18.

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Greece goes after Novartis for alleged bribery and kickbacks

Greece’s Health Minister Thanos Plevris announced plans to sue Novartis over what he alleges are illegal practices. The scandal has been playing out for several years, with Novartis alleged to have paid Greek public officials and health care providers to increase prescriptions for the company’s drugs and maintain higher prices.

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Researchers may have unlocked mechanism driving inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers at Hokkaido University in Japan, in a collaboration with American scientists, may have identified neural crosstalk as the mechanism that drives widespread inflammation in inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriasis and atherosclerosis.

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Study: mRNA vaccines perform better against COVID-19 variants of concern

In a peer-reviewed study published May 17 in PLOS Medicine, scientists found that mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines were superior to adenovirus vector-based ones across major variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

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Global smoking rates fall for first time, but rise for kids, Africa – report

Smoking rates declined globally for the first time on record, according to a new report on tobacco use. However, the figures from the Tobacco Atlas report also mask growing numbers of smokers in parts of the world, as well as increased tobacco use among young teenagers in almost half of the countries surveyed.