Merck taps 5 Indian drugmakers to expand COVID-19 drug production

Merck taps 5 Indian drugmakers to expand COVID-19 drug production
By Reuters Staff1 Min ReadApril 27 (Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc said on Tuesday it had tied up with five generic drugmakers in India to expand access to molnupiravir, an experimental antiviral COVID-19 therapy it is developing with Ridgeback Biotherapeutics. (Reporting by Manojna Maddipatla in Bengaluru; Editing by Ramakrishnan M.)Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters… Read More

Indian shares fall as fears of virus-led economic downturn linger

Indian shares fall as fears of virus-led economic downturn linger
A woman walks past the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India, January 31, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File PhotoBENGALURU (Reuters) - Indian shares opened lower on Friday, hurt by losses in tech and financial stocks, as the country continued to struggle with rising cases of the novel coronavirus that kept alive fears of continued economic… Read More

Israel logs Indian COVID-19 variant, sees some vaccine efficacy against it

Israel logs Indian COVID-19 variant, sees some vaccine efficacy against it
FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker takes a swab sample from an Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test, after returning from overseas, at Ben Gurion International Airport in Lod, near Tel Aviv, Israel April 13, 2021. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/File PhotoJERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has registered eight cases of a coronavirus variant first identified in… Read More

Israel logs Indian COVID-19 variant, sees some vaccine efficacy against it

Israel logs Indian COVID-19 variant, sees some vaccine efficacy against it
A healthcare worker takes a swab sample from an Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test, after returning from overseas, at Ben Gurion International Airport in Lod, near Tel Aviv, Israel April 13, 2021. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/File PhotoIsrael has registered eight cases of a coronavirus variant first identified in India and believes that the… Read More