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Walgreens Shares Rise on Report of Possible UK Drugstore Unit Sale | Instant News

Text size Joe Raedle/Getty Images Walgreens Shoe Alliance rose 4.3% on Friday after reports that the company is reviewing options to sell or dispose of assets including drugstore chain Boots in the UK. Parent of more than 2,000 Boots pharmacies, Walgreens Shoe Alliance is “line up” Goldman Sachs to work on the potential disposal of the UK’s largest and most famous chain of street chemists,” according to a Sky News report. Bloomberg, citing someone familiar […]

Fujifilm spends $530 million on UK vaccines, gene therapy and microbial production, creates 350 jobs | Instant News

Not content to make a splash in just one manufacturing area, Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies is lining up hundreds of millions of dollars to scale up sustainable manufacturing, virus vectoring, and mRNA production all at once—and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Fujifilm is spending 400 million pounds ($533 million) to expand operations at its UK facility at Billingham on Teesside, the company said late Wednesday. With improved capabilities in biologics, viral gene therapy, mRNA […]

UK mandates masks, PCR tests for arrivals to stem Omicron seeding – POLITICO | Instant News

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced further measures to try to contain the spread of the new Omicron coronavirus variant, including PCR tests for passengers arriving in the country, face coverings in shops and more self-isolation. “We will not stop people from traveling,” he said at a news conference Saturday. “But we will ask anyone entering the UK to take a PCR test at the end of the second day after their arrival, and […]

Italy targets unvaccinated with restrictions as cases rise | Instant News

The Italian government on Wednesday decided to exclude unvaccinated people from certain recreational activities in a bid to contain the rise in coronavirus infections and prevent a financially crippling lockdown just as the economy is starting to grow again. Starting December 6, only people with proof of vaccination or have recovered from COVID-19 will be able to eat at indoor restaurants, and go to cinemas or sporting events, excluding the ability to access the venue […]

WHO warns Europe’s COVID death toll could exceed 2.2 million in March, and US warns against traveling to Germany and Denmark | Instant News

The World Health Organization warned on Tuesday that Europe’s death toll from the disease caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus could exceed 2 million in March, as cases have risen to nearly 4,200 per day and the disease has become the No. 1 on the continent. . WHO Europe regional director Dr. Hans Kluge said Europe needed to take a “vaccine plus” approach to the crisis, meaning that people should not only be vaccinated or receive […]

Governor of Sindh inaugurates Pak Pharma, 12th Health Care Conference | Instant News

KARACHI: Sindh governor Imran Ismail recently inaugurated the 12th three days Then Pharmacy and Health Exhibitions and Conferences at the Karachi Expo Center. M Mansoor Dilawar, Chairman, Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (PPMA), CEO-Searle IV Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Chairman of Mac & Rains Group and Mr. Mohammad Idrees, President, Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) were guests of honor at the opening ceremony. International conference on pharmacy & health also be part of this exhibition. […]

Alkindi Diurnal Group Drug Approved for Use in Children, Adolescents in Switzerland | Instant News

By Sabela Ojea Diurnal Group PLC said Tuesday that its Alkindi drug has been approved for use by Switzerland’s national authorizing and regulatory authority for pharmaceuticals and medical products, Swissmedic, as replacement therapy for adrenal insufficiency for children and adolescents. The AIM-listed pharmaceutical company said that it continues to expect the launch of the Alkindi market in Switzerland during the first half of 2022. The stock at 0904 GMT was up 2.00 pence, or 3.4%, […]

Pharmaceutical company Alkaloids of Australia pleads guilty to criminal cartel charges | Instant News

An Australian-owned company faces a fine of up to $10 million after pleading guilty to criminal cartel actions over the supply of major pharmaceutical drugs. Key points: Alkaloids of Australia has pleaded guilty to several criminal cartel charges over the supply of the drug hyoscine This medicine comes from the Duboisia bush which grows in large numbers in Kingaroy, Queensland The company could face a fine of up to $10 million when convicted in Federal […]

Hafiz Naeem will attend the KPU session as a party | Instant News

KARACHI: The Amir of Jamaat-e-Islami Karachi Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman has received a reply to a letter sent to the Election Commission of Pakistan and the Chief Election Commissioner to urgently hold local body elections in Karachi and Sindh. Rehman has sent a letter to the Chair of the General Elections Commission on 16 October in which he has been invited to attend the General Election Commission session in Islamabad on 10 November and present his position. […]

Germany Reports New Record of 50,000 Covid-19 Cases in One Day | Instant News

Anti-lockdown Protesters hold up a poster reading “Against Coronazis” during a demonstration of Germany’s “Querdenker” (Lateral Thinkers) movement on November 6, 2021 in Leipzig, eastern Germany. Photo: Stringers / AFP (Getty Images) Germany reported 50,196 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday during 24 hours earlier, the highest daily number of cases in the country for the whole pandemic, according to Germany DW news outlets. Thursday’s number of cases in Germany exceeded 39,676 new cases Wednesday, […]

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