Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

EU to open borders to 'safe' countries as pandemic accelerates

The European Union will reopen its borders to a select list of "safe countries" to be confirmed Tuesday, as the WHO warned the pandemic is still accelerating with more than 500,000 deaths worldwide.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Czechs extend anti-virus measures till April

The Czech government said Monday it had extended measures taken to combat the spread of the coronavirus, including restricted freedom of movement and closed shops and pubs, until April.

Other

Bayer Q2 profits jump on new drugs, lower charges (Update)

German drug and chemicals company Bayer AG says net profit rose 75 percent in the second quarter thanks to lower one-time charges and strong sales of new products including anti-clotting drug Xarelto and cancer drug Stivarga.

Medications

Pfizer will buy NextWave Pharma for up to $700M

(AP)—Pfizer said Monday it will buy NextWave Pharmaceuticals Inc., a company that makes a liquid attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug, in a deal worth as much as $700 million.

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