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Animal trade in spotlight as China seeks source of coronavirus

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Authorities believe new strain of coronavirus came from a market in Wuhan where wildlife was sold illegally China's coronavirus outbreak: latest developments Officials in China...
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Want to know how contentious drug pricing is in Washington? Check the receipts

9 hours ago   |   STAT

WASHINGTON - Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Merck and the 31 other major drug makers that belong to the trade group PhRMA, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America...
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Soft Power Can Deliver a Powerful Punch for UK Life Sciences

3 days ago   |   British Expats in Life Sciences

For the UK to fulfill its international aspirations in the life sciences, tapping into the soft power of its influential diaspora, including the 3,000+ life science leaders...
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Former Rep. Chris Collins sentenced to 26 months in prison in biotech insider trading scheme

6 days ago   |   STAT   |   3 articles

Chris Collins, a former Republican lawmaker and longtime ally of President Trump, was sentenced Friday to 26 months in prison, according to local reporters, months after...
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STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: FTC member favors Medicare negotiation on drug prices; BioMarin weighs pricing world's most expensive drug

6 days ago   |   STAT

Good morning. Elizabeth Cooney here again, channeling Ed Silverman as another week draws to a close, that treasured signal to daydream about weekend plans. This weekend is a...
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STAT Plus: Airing frustrations with pharma, a Republican FTC commissioner just endorsed Medicare negotiation

7 days ago   |   STAT

WASHINGTON - A Republican member of the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday expressed support for allowing Medicare to directly negotiate the price of prescription medicines...
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Beware a closing of the British mind if we abandon European endeavours | Nick Cohen

12 days ago   |   The Guardian

Post-Brexit, we should be wary of spurning joint projects in science and education Leaving the EU will produce the greatest loss of freedom since the Second World War. The...
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Von der Leyen: EU to pursue ‘unprecedented' deal with UK

15 days ago   |   Politico

LONDON - The European Union is ready to work toward a deal of “unprecedented scale” with the U.K. with “no tariffs, no quotas and no dumping,” said European Commission...
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STAT Plus: Generic makers will appeal ruling that allows California to proceed with law banning pay-to-delay deals

20 days ago   |   STAT

A federal judge dealt the pharmaceutical industry a setback by declining to block a new California law that bans so-called pay-to-delay deals between drug makers, prompting an...
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Opinion: Lost, and sometimes found, in the emergency department at Christmas

30 days ago   |   STAT

Last Christmas, I traded my cozy bed for a shift working in my hospital's accident and emergency department. It was as packed as any other night. In spite of the popular notion...
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