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BMS and Eisai agree antibody-drug conjugate commercialisation deal


Companies will jointly develop cancer treatment, with BMS paying up to $3 billion for shared rights

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Regeneron’s Covid-19 antibodies help those who can’t make their own


Regn-Cov2 reduces deaths and shortens hospitalisation for these patients, even when given at late stages of infection

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Alzheimer’s antibody gets surprise US approval


Good news for industry and future drug approvals, but physicians doubt it will be effective for most patients

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Eight dead in apparent methyl formate leak at Chinese chemical plant


Three others injured at facility in Guizhou after accidental release during unloading

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Deadly fire in Indian chemical factory


Blaze killed 18 workers, mainly women, who were trapped inside SVS Aqua Technologies plant

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Shell to sell US refinery stake to Mexican state-owned petroleum company


Pemex will take full control of Deer Park refinery, as Mexico’s president moves to gain energy independence

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Striving to bolster the antibiotic pipeline before it becomes the next crisis

By Katrina Megget

It’s been almost 10 years since the world was warned of a post-antibiotic apocalypse. Katrina Megget takes a look at the initiatives trying to support antimicrobial R&D

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US supreme court ends Sandoz–Amgen biosimilar dispute


Sandoz’s copy of arthritis drug Enbrel won’t be available in the US until 2029, 30 years after it was first marketed

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What might UK Reach look like?

By Vanessa Zainzinger

As the UK’s legal system finds its feet post-Brexit, stakeholders have mixed feelings about the changes it could bring