Horseshoe crabs' icy-blue blood
will remain the drug industry's standard for safety tests after
a powerful U.S. group ditched a plan to give equal status to a
synthetic substitute pushed by Swiss biotech Lonza and
animal welfare groups.
As Europe started undoing its lockdown, an astounding mile-long line for food formed in Geneva, Switzerland, last Saturday. Comprised of over 3,000 people living in one of the world’s richest cities, the line to collect $25 worth of food at an ice hockey stadium started forming at 2 a.m. last Saturday, according to the New...
Horseshoe crabs' icy-blue blood is set to remain the drug industry's standard for safety tests after a powerful U.S. group ditched a plan to put on an equal footing a synthetic substitute pushed by Swiss biotech Lonza and animal welfare groups.
Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved its immunotherapy Tecentriq in combination with its drug Avastin for the most common kind of liver cancer.
Swiss drugmaker Novartis will start producing a genetic coronavirus vaccine this month under a deal with Massachusetts researchers. AveXis, Novartis’s gene-therapy arm, agreed to manufacture the vaccine being developed by Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Massachusetts General Hospital. Production will start in time for clinical trials that are scheduled to begin in the second half...
Novartis re-entered vaccine making on Thursday, inking a manufacturing deal with a U.S. team whose COVID-19 candidate relies on technology similar to that of the Swiss drugmaker's $2.1 million-per-patient gene therapy, Zolgensma.
Sex workers can soon get back between the sheets in Switzerland — but sports involving “close and constant contact” will remain prohibited under lockdown orders, according to a report. Swiss Health Minister Alain Berset said he believes that prostitutes are better equipped than athletes to safely return to business during the pandemic, Bloomberg reported. “There...
group KKR is preparing to inject funds into Swiss
vending machine company Selecta, which is saddled with debts and
faces a loss of business due to the coronavirus crisis, four
sources close to the matter said.
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