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

(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…

Johnson & Johnson in talks with governments on possible COVID-19 vaccine

FILE PHOTO: A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake LONDON (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson is in talks with multiple governments…

Pfizer’s hemophilia gene therapy shows sustained effect in early-stage study

The logo of U.S. pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer Inc. is seen at a branch in Zurich, Switzerland October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc and Sangamo Therapeutics Inc said…

New study casts more doubt on Swedish coronavirus immunity hopes

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…

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

(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…

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…

Cuban dons full-body cardboard shield against coronavirus

HAVANA (Reuters) – Ever since the novel coronavirus reached Cuba, a tall cardboard box with arms and legs can be seen tottering around a Havana suburb, popping into the bakery…

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…

Medtronic ties up with Foxconn to boost ventilator production

(Reuters) – Medtronic said on Thursday it had partnered with Foxconn to boost production of its ventilators to 10,000 over the next year amid surging demand as the respiratory disease…

Russia says preparing for new wave of coronavirus in autumn

FILE PHOTO: An employee walks through a disinfection tunnel manufactured by Russian company Mizotty at the company’s factory in Penza, Russia, in this still image taken from undated handout video.…