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Vaccine for Ebola closer as experimental drug ‘protects against ALL strains of the killer virus’

Vaccine for Ebola moves closer as experimental drug is found to ‘protect against ALL strains of the killer virus’ and reverse symptoms as deadly outbreak rages on in Africa Scientists said the drug could continue to protect people even as Ebola evolves The efficiency could relieve burden on the frontline health care workers    Many drugs… Read More »

Sen. Sanders, Rep. Cummings to introduce bill to lower U.S. drug prices

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Elijah Cummings plan to introduce legislation on Thursday aimed at lowering the cost of prescription drugs for U.S. consumers. FILE PHOTO: A pharmacy employee looks for medication as she works to fill a prescription while working at a pharmacy in New York December 23, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas… Read More »

Supreme Court rebuffs appeals from Merck, Gilead in 2 high-profile drug battles

Monday was a good-news-bad-news day for Gilead Sciences at the U.S. Supreme Court, with the justices handing down multiple decisions about which appeals they would take up as they headed back to work after the holiday break. SCOTUS refused to hear Gilead’s appeal in a whistleblower case alleging it lied to the FDA about unapproved… Read More »