Pharmaceutical manufacturing

A person takes cover from the rain at the United Nations headquarters during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. Governments from around the world will gather Wednesday to discuss the persistent scourge of tuberculosis, which last year claimed more lives than any other communicable disease. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
September 25, 2018 - 9:54 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Governments from around the world will gather Wednesday to discuss the persistent scourge of tuberculosis, which last year claimed more lives than any other communicable disease. About 1.3 million people worldwide died of TB in 2017. A further 300,000 people with both HIV and...
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September 25, 2018 - 6:13 am
GENEVA (AP) — Novartis says it's cutting some 2,100 jobs in Switzerland and Britain over several years as the Swiss pharmaceuticals giant tweaks its corporate structure to become more nimble and more efficient. CEO Vas Narasimhan said Novartis hopes to lower its overall headcount worldwide to below...
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September 14, 2018 - 3:29 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The head of a small Kansas City pharmaceutical company is defending himself after a financial publication reported that he said he had a "moral requirement" to raise the price of a 65-year-old antibiotic by 400 percent. Nostrum Laboratories founder Nirmal Mulye said his...
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August 30, 2018 - 10:27 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to block a California law requiring pharmaceutical companies to give advance notice before big price increases. U.S. District Judge Morrison England Jr., ruled Thursday in Sacramento that the Pharmaceutical Research and...
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August 16, 2018 - 9:41 am
BERLIN (AP) — German pharmaceutical company Bayer AG says it can now start integrating U.S. seed and weed-killer maker Monsanto Co. after completing the required sale of some of its crop science business. Bayer became Monsanto's sole owner in June but had to hold off on integrating Monsanto while...
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August 14, 2018 - 5:38 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett's company added to its stakes in Apple and Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter while tweaking several of its other stock investments. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. filed an update on its U.S. stock portfolio with the Securities and...
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August 13, 2018 - 5:36 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Shares in German farm chemicals, materials and drug company Bayer have plunged in the wake of a U.S. court verdict against Monsanto, which Bayer has acquired. Shares of Leverkusen-based Bayer fell 11 percent Monday in morning trading in Europe to 83.09 euros per share. A...
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August 10, 2018 - 4:43 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a federal judge deciding whether to allow Nebraska to carry out its first execution since 1997 (all times local): 3:40 p.m. A federal judge is allowing Nebraska to proceed with the state's first-ever lethal injection despite a pharmaceutical company's lawsuit that...
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August 08, 2018 - 12:39 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's National Health Commission says investigators have begun recalling defective vaccines produced by a Chinese drugmaker from domestic and overseas markets. Investigators say they found Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences Ltd. had blended expired fluids in its vaccines and...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2015, file photo, the Pfizer logo is displayed at world headquarters in New York. Pfizer Inc. (PFE) on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, reported second-quarter earnings of $3.87 billion. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
July 31, 2018 - 1:12 pm
Pfizer's top executives are predicting the Trump administration will try to eliminate big rebates off prescription drug prices that manufacturers pay to middlemen, a move that could sharply reduce patients' out-of-pocket costs. Pfizer shares jumped 3 percent on the comments, made to analysts during...
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