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PREVIEW-Pfizer's need for deal looms larger with earnings report

NEW YORK, July 28 (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc's vulnerability to cheaper generics and its weak roster of experimental medicines will be on display Tuesday when the company reports quarterly earnings, reviving interest in its pursuit of AstraZeneca Plc or other ... [Published CNBC - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Exclusive: U.S. says government lab workers possibly exposed...

As many as 75 scientists and staff in U.S. government laboratories in Atlanta may have been exposed to live anthrax bacteria after researchers failed to follow safety procedures, prompting an investigation by federal authorities.Researchers working in ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Health insurer group asks Gilead to cut hepatitis C drug price

9:54pm BSTJuly 23 (Reuters) - A prominent U.S. health insurer trade group on Wednesday called on Gilead Sciences Inc to lower the cost of its hepatitis C drug Sovaldi after the drugmaker reported nearly $3.5 billion in sales for the treatment in its second ... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

CDC says lab director behind anthrax mishap resigns

(Reuters) - The director of a government bioterror lab behind the potential exposure of workers to live anthrax has resigned, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.Michael Farrell, head of the CDC's Bioterror Rapid Response ... [Published Reuters - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. CDC says it 'may never know' how bird flu mishap occurred

9:48pm BSTBy CHICAGO, July 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention "may never know" how a fairly harmless form of bird flu was cross-contaminated with a dangerous bird flu strain before it was sent to a laboratory outside of ... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Before anthrax mishap, CDC made similar lab safety pledges-lawmaker

7:20pm BSTBy David Morgan and Julie SteenhuysenWASHINGTON/CHICAGO, July 17 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers investigating repeated safety lapses at government laboratories questioned Thursday whether the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was up ... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 4 reports

U.S. lawmakers press CDC chief over 'dangerous pattern' of lapses

10:21 a.m. EDTBy David MorganWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers said on Wednesday there was evidence of a "dangerous pattern" of safety lapses at government laboratories dealing with dangerous pathogens such as anthrax and avian flu that required a ... [Published WKZO-AM - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. officials purge biosafety board in midst of anthrax crisis

10:49 a.m. CDTBy Sharon BegleyNEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal officials, amid the worst U.S. biosafety crisis in years, have dismissed 11 eminent scientists from a 23-member panel that advises the government on what research on pathogens is too dangerous ... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

UPDATE 1-U.S. anthrax probe reveals new bird flu mishap, widespread safety lapses

8:07pm BST(Adds reaction from outside experts)By Julie SteenhuysenJuly 11 (Reuters) - Federal health officials on Friday disclosed a new safety breach at U.S. bioterror laboratories involving dangerous avian flu, a lapse that came to light as they investigated ... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

INSIGHT-FDA recommendations on tobacco grants prompt transparency concerns

WASHINGTON, July 11 (Reuters) - Last year the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended that millions of dollars in research grants be awarded to scientists serving on its tobacco advisory committee, even as it rejected several projects deemed by ... [Published CNBC - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

DEALTALK-Private equity takes on Big Pharma's carve-out challenge

(For more Reuters DEALTALKS, double click on )July 11 (Reuters) - Big Pharma companies are trying to offload low-growth, mature drug portfolios to firms such as Blackstone Group LP and TPG Capital LP which need to figure out how to carve them out, in ... [Published CNBC - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Exclusive - U.S. says 75 government scientists possibly exposed to live anthrax

The potential exposure occurred after researchers working in a high-level biosecurity laboratory at the agency's Atlanta campus failed to follow proper procedures to inactivate the bacteria. They then transferred the samples, which may have contained ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jun 19 2014]

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PREVIEW-Pfizer's need for deal looms larger wit... [Published CNBC - 7 hours ago]
Exclusive: U.S. says government lab workers pos... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 24 2014]
Health insurer group asks Gilead to cut hepatit... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 23 2014]
CDC says lab director behind anthrax mishap res... [Published Reuters - Jul 23 2014]
U.S. CDC says it 'may never know' how bird flu ... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 21 2014]
Before anthrax mishap, CDC made similar lab saf... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 17 2014]
UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers press CDC chief over 'd... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 16 2014]
U.S. lawmakers press CDC chief over 'dangerous ... [Published WKZO-AM - Jul 16 2014]
CDC now recognizes pattern of agency safety pro... [Published CNBC - Jul 16 2014]
Numerous lapses at CDC prior to live anthrax re... [Published Yahoo! News - Jul 16 2014]
Numerous lapses at CDC found before anthrax inc... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 16 2014]
U.S. officials purge biosafety board in midst o... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Jul 15 2014]
UPDATE 1-U.S. anthrax probe reveals new bird fl... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 11 2014]
DEALTALK-Private equity takes on Big Pharma's c... [Published CNBC - Jul 11 2014]
INSIGHT-FDA recommendations on tobacco grants p... [Published CNBC - Jul 11 2014]
Anthrax probe reveals new incident with bird fl... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Jul 11 2014]
INSIGHT-Multiple protocol breaches behind anthr... [Published Reuters UK - Jun 21 2014]
EXCLUSIVE-A 4-week hep C cure? Bristol to test ... [Published CNBC - Jun 20 2014]
Exclusive - U.S. says 75 government scientists ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jun 19 2014]
Insurers scrutinize drug costs after $84,000 So... [Published PharmaGossip - May 28 2014]
Reading Report Shows American Children Lack Pro... [Published The Huffington Post | Full News Feed - May 12 2014]
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By Caroline Humer and Deena BeasleyNEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Shocked by the rapid adoption of a new $84,000 hepatitis C treatment, U.S. health insurers are trying to make sure they aren’t blindsided by other drugs being developed and are looking ...
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