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UK Study: Single dose of AstraZeneca vaccine drastically cuts COVID-19 transmission

A new study out of the United Kingdom showed that a single dose of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca provides a high level of protection for 12 weeks. The study results support the...

Prime Minister orders new COVID lockdown for England

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced yesterday a new national lockdown for the UK until at least mid-February to combat a fast-spreading new variant of the coronavirus, even as the UK sped up its vaccination program by becoming...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces new COVID-19 lockdown

A new  COVIC-19 lockdown to take effect Thursday in the United Kingdom if passed by Parliament, announced British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson on Saturday. Johnson said the lockdown would close down pubs, bars...

Japan and Britain sign free trade deal for the post-Brexit era

Last week, Japan and Britain signed a free trade agreement, the first major post-Brexit deal, reducing tariffs on goods like Yorkshire lamb sold in Japan as well as auto parts for Japan’s Nissan plant.

British government to pursue first COVID-19 human challenge trials

The British government has signed a contract with a pharmaceutical services company, Open Orphan for the first COVID-19 human challenge study where healthy volunteers will be exposed to the virus to test a vaccine. Open Orphan...
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The infamous "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli was slapped with a class-action lawsuit Thursday from health insurers, Blue Cross who claims he engaged...

A New Cannabis Channel launching on 4/20

“A New Cannabis Channel” (ANCC), a far-reaching streaming television platform, is set to premiere next month on 4/20, the cannabis industry’s biggest day. The...

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Arts-and-crafts retailer Michaels said it has agreed to be acquired by private equity giant Apollo Global Management in a deal that values the company...

BioBiz: Merck to aid in COVID-19 vax production; Novavax eyes FDA filing for COVID-19 vax

Pharma giant, Merck is supporting efforts to expand the manufacturing capacity and supply of COVID-19 medicines and vaccines. The Biomedical Advanced Research...