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The Autumn 2020 edition of Pharmafile is available to read for free online now!

December 1, 2020
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing infectious diseases, pharmafile, rare disease, respiratory

The Autumn 2020 edition of Pharmafile is available to read for free online now! 2020 has seen almost unprecedented disruption …


Chlamydia vaccine proves safe in Phase 1 trial

August 13, 2019
Manufacturing and Production chlamydia, clinicla trials, infectious diseases, pharma, vaccines

A chlamydia vaccine has shown to be safe in a Phase 1 clinical trial, according to a study published in …


Ebola drugs prove 90% effective in clinical trial in DRC

August 13, 2019
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development Congo, DRC, Ebola, clinical trials, infectious diseases, niaid, pharma

Health professionals in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are now offering two experimental drugs to people infected with Ebola, …


Drug resistant malaria spreads in South East Asia

July 23, 2019
Manufacturing and Production South East Asia, global health, infectious diseases, malaria, parasites

Drug resistant malaria parasites are spreading rapidly in South East Asia, according to researchers from Thailand and the United Kingdom. …


Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he will not rule out ‘compulsory vaccination’

May 7, 2019
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing Matt Hancock, infectious diseases, pharma, public health, vaccines

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said he would not rule out ‘compulsory vaccination,’ as he argued that those spreading anti-vaccine …


HIV cannot be transmitted when viral load is undetectable, study shows

May 3, 2019
Medical Communications Art, HIV, U=U, anti-retroviral drugs, infectious diseases, pharma

The risk of transmitting HIV through gay sex when the infected partner’s HIV load has been fully supressed by antiretroviral …


Funding to fight malaria falls $2 billion short of WHO target, study shows

April 26, 2019
Medical Communications WHO, developing countires, funding, health economics, infectious diseases, malaria

Global spending on the fight against malaria has stalled, falling $2 billion short of World Health Organization (WHO) targets, according …


New Yorkers must be vaccinated or face a fine

April 10, 2019
Research and Development Brooklyn, New York, infectious diseases, measles, public health, vaccines

A public health emergency has been declared in New York following an outbreak of measles. Residents of certain postcodes in …


Indian measles vaccination campaign saved tens of thousands of lives

March 6, 2019
Research and Development Asia, India, South Asia, infectious diseases, measles, vaccines

A measles vaccination campaign saved tens of thousands of children’s lives in India between 2010 and 2013, according to a …


Reformulated OxyContin led to spike in Hepatitis C infections

February 5, 2019
Manufacturing and Production OxyContin, USA, hepatitis C, heroin, infectious diseases, opioids

Efforts to create an “abuse deterrent” OxyContin pill inadvertently led to an increase in the number of Hepatitis C infections, …


Takeda’s dengue vaccine proves efficacious in massive Phase 3 trial

January 30, 2019
Research and Development Dengue fever, TAK-003, Takeda, Vaccine, dengue, health, infectious diseases

Takeda’s dengue vaccine candidate TAK-003, has proved efficacious in preventing dengue fever in healthy children and adolescents in an ongoing …

Global Fund seeks £11bn as progress slows in fight against malaria, TB and HIV

January 14, 2019
Sales and Marketing Africa, Global Fund, HIV, TB, infectious diseases, malaria, tuberculosis

The Global Fund is seeking £11 billion worth of investment in an attempt to save 16 million lives in the …


The Autumn 2018 edition of Pharmafile is available to read online now!

December 18, 2018
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing immunology, infectious diseases, pharma, pharmafile, rare diseases

The Autumn 2018 edition of Pharmafile, our long-running bi-annual guide to the latest trends, projections and thought leadership positions in …


Ebola outbreak in Congo may last another 6 months, WHO officials say

November 14, 2018
Research and Development Congo, Ebola, WHO, health, infectious diseases

The outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is expected to last until mid-2019, a World Health …


AMR superbugs expected to kill 90,000 Britons in the next 30 years

November 8, 2018
Research and Development AMR, antimicrobial resistance, infectious diseases, spanish flu

Antibiotic resistant superbugs will kill more than 90,000 British people over the next thirty years if action is not taken …

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