U.S. court rules in favor of Mylan over Biogen’s key MS drug patent

U.S. embassy in Seoul displays Black Lives Matter banner in support of anti-racism protests

(Reuters) – A U.S. district court on Thursday ruled in favor of generic drugmaker Mylan NV in a patent dispute over Biogen Inc’s blockbuster multiple sclerosis drug, Tecfidera, sending Biogen’s shares down nearly 6%. Tecfidera has been Biogen’s main growth driver since it was launched in 2013, generating sales of $4.43 billion in 2019, accounting … Read more

New study casts more doubt on Swedish coronavirus immunity hopes

U.S. embassy in Seoul displays Black Lives Matter banner in support of anti-racism protests

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden’s hopes of getting help from herd immunity in combating the coronavirus received a fresh blow on Thursday, when a new study showed fewer than anticipated had developed antibodies. Sweden’s has opted for a more liberal strategy during the pandemic, keeping most schools, restaurants, bars and businesses open as much of Europe … Read more

U.S. district court rules for Mylan in MS drug patent battle with Biogen

U.S. embassy in Seoul displays Black Lives Matter banner in support of anti-racism protests

(Reuters) – A U.S. district court on Thursday ruled in favor of generic drugmaker Mylan NV in a patent dispute over Biogen Inc’s blockbuster multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera, sending Biogen’s shares down nearly 6%. Tecfidera has been Biogen’s main growth driver since it was launched in 2013, generating sales of $4.43 billion in 2019, accounting … Read more

EU lawmakers back green finance rules, urge use in COVID recovery fund

EU lawmakers back green finance rules, urge use in COVID recovery fund

(Reuters) – European Union lawmakers on Thursday approved green finance rules ensuring investments do not prop up polluting industries, requirements they and investors say should also guide spending of hundreds of billions of euros in coronavirus recovery funds. European Union flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman … Read more

Filipino SFX artist seeks to ward off virus with horror-inspired face masks

Filipino SFX artist seeks to ward off virus with horror-inspired face masks

TV prosthetics artist Rene Abelardo tries on a sample of his prosthetic face mask, his latest creation as TV projects took a halt amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in San Pedro, Laguna, Philippines, June 17, 2020. Picture taken June 17, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez LAGUNA, Philippines (Reuters) – With film and television productions halted in … Read more