Medications

Investigational ALS drug pridopidine enters trial

In 2020, the Sean M. Healey & AMG Center at Massachusetts General Hospital launched the first platform trial for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), in which multiple treatments are tested and evaluated simultaneously to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

EU ready to help expand vaccine production

The European Union is ready to help drug companies expand coronavirus vaccine production to clear a "bottleneck" in distribution, its top health official said Saturday.

Vaccination

Cigarette maker BAT announces US vaccine trial launch

British cigarette maker BAT said Wednesday that its US biotech division Kentucky BioProcessing will launch trials of a potential coronavirus vaccine, developed using tobacco plant technology.

Vaccination

Vaccine documents hacked at EU medicines agency

Two pharmaceutical companies in line for first conditional approval for their COVID-19 vaccine by the EU's medicine regulator said Wednesday their documents were "unlawfully accessed" during a cyberattack on a European Medicines ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Second virus vaccine shows striking success in US tests

A second experimental COVID-19 vaccine—this one from Moderna Inc.—yielded extraordinarily strong early results Monday, another badly needed dose of hope as the pandemic enters a terrible new phase.

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