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FDA approves Innoviva’s Xacduro for intravenous use

May 24, 2023
Medical Communications FDA, Infections and infestations, Innoviva, pneumonia

Innoviva Specialty Therapeutics, a subsidiary of Innoviva, has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Xacduro …


China’s viral pneumonia spreads to Japan

January 17, 2020
Medical Communications China, Japan, Sars, Viral pneumonia, Wuhan, epidemic, pandemic, pneumonia

A recent strain of viral pneumonia has spread from China to Japan, prompting fears of a global pandemic. A man …


Chinese coronavirus found in Thailand

January 14, 2020
Manufacturing and Production China, WHO, World Health Organisation, Wuhan, pneumonia, thailand

The recent viral pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan China has spread to Thailand.The patient is a 61 year old woman who …


WHO says Chinese pneumonia outbreak may be a new virus

January 9, 2020
Business Services Bird Flu, Hong Kong, Singapore, WHO, chinese, pneumonia

The recent pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan could potentially be a new virus, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). The …


Mysterious viral pneumonia infects dozens in central China, bird flu and SARS ruled out

January 6, 2020
Sales and Marketing Bird Flu, China, Sars, WHO, World Health Organisation, Wuhan, pneumonia

A total of 59 cases of viral pneumonia have been reported in the city of Wuhan, with seven people in …


China approves 13-valent pneumonia vaccine

January 2, 2020
Business Services Chinese Pharma, Pneumonia China, pneumonia, pneumonia vaccine

China’s National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) has approved the launch of the country’s first self-developed 13-valent pneumonia vaccine to protect …


FDA greenlights Nebriva’s Xenleta for community-acquired bacterial pneumonia

August 20, 2019
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing FDA, Nabriva, US, Xenleta, pharma, pneumonia

The FDA has awarded approval in the US to Nebriva Therapeutics’ Xenleta (lefamulin) for the treatment of adult patients with …


Antiepileptics increase the risk of pneumonia in people with Alzheimer’s disease

March 21, 2019
Research and Development Alzheimer's, R&D, adverse events, antiepileptic drugs, epilepsy, pneumonia

Antiepileptic drugs increase the risk of pneumonia in people living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to research from the University of …


Allergan’s Avycaz becomes first FDA-approved gram-negative antibiotic in over 15 years

February 2, 2018
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing Allergan, Avycaz, FDA, pharma, pneumonia

Allergan has announced that the FDA has awarded approval to its fixed-dose combination antibacterial Avycaaz (ceftazidme and avibactam) for the …


Antibiotics found to fail in quarter of pneumonia patients

May 24, 2017
Research and Development Antibiotics, antibiotic resistance, pneumonia

A new study that emerged from the 2017 American Thoracic Society International Conference revealed that 22.1% of patients who were …


Asthma drugs may have alternative function as pneumonia treatment

March 1, 2017
Research and Development asthma, influenza, pneumonia

Researchers from the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered that two drugs commonly used to treat asthma, Accolate …


In-depth: MSF takes on Pfizer, GSK

May 3, 2016
Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Doctors Without Borders, GSK, Pfizer, analysis, medicins sans frontieres, patents, pneumonia

Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) recently stepped up their campaign to make the pneumonia vaccine more available in developing countries. Appearing …

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MSF launches global action against GSK and Pfizer over pneumonia vaccine price

November 12, 2015
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing Doctors Without Borders, GSK, MSF, Médecins Sans Frontières, Pfizer, Synflorix, pneumococcal vaccine, pneumonia, prevenar 13, vaccines

International medical aid charity Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is taking action against GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer, calling on the …

NICE recommends test to reduce antibiotic use

December 3, 2014
Sales and Marketing Antibiotics, GPs, NICE, UK, doctors, icl, pneumonia

NICE guidelines say GPs should use point of care blood tests to assess which patients to prescribe antibiotics for bacterial …

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