EU’s von der Leyen tells skittish Europeans: ‘I’d take AstraZeneca vaccine’

EU’s von der Leyen tells skittish Europeans: ‘I’d take AstraZeneca vaccine’
FILE PHOTO: Commission President Ursula von der Leyen speaks during a news conference with European Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa and European Parliament President David Sassoli (not pictured), in Brussels, Belgium February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Johanna GeronBERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union’s most senior administrator said she would happily receive AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine as officials rushed… Read More

Federal Circuit reconsiders Teva’s ‘skinny labels’ challenge

Federal Circuit reconsiders Teva’s ‘skinny labels’ challenge
A Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Tuesday heard arguments for the second time in a potentially far-reaching dispute over Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc’s sale of a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline LLC’s heart drug Coreg with a partial label that omitted patented uses.A panel ruled 2-1 last October that Teva had induced infringement… Read More

ANALYSIS-Aussie cannabis firms go capital light as they roll into Europe

ANALYSIS-Aussie cannabis firms go capital light as they roll into Europe
(Reuters) - A handful of small, young Australian firms are taking a chance on Europe in spite of the region’s diverse markets, hopeful that a capital-light investment strategy will diminish their risks.FILE PHOTO: Cannabidiol (CBD) oil bottles of Swedish DeHolk AB company are pictured during the Cannabis Business Europe 2018 congress in Frankfurt, Germany, August… Read More

San Marino turns to Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine to kickstart immunizations

San Marino turns to Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine to kickstart immunizations
* First inoculations expected as early as this week* Doses will immunize under a quarter of state’s residentsMILAN, Feb 23 (Reuters) - San Marino on Tuesday received a first batch of Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccines, government officials said, allowing the tiny state landlocked inside Italy to start its immunisation campaign.First inoculations are expected to… Read More

EU calls on China to allow ‘meaningful access’ to Xinjiang

EU calls on China to allow ‘meaningful access’ to Xinjiang
FILE PHOTO: A Chinese police officer takes his position by the road near what is officially called a vocational education center in Yining in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File PhotoGENEVA (Reuters) - European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell called on China on Tuesday to allow U.N. human rights boss… Read More