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AstraZeneca: China formulated anaemia drug on fast-track, but timeframes vague

AstraZeneca has reformulated roxadustat using materials sourced in China to make it eligible for fast track review through the country's new "green pass" process.

Pfizer announces executive leadership team for Allergan merger

Pfizer has announced the executive leadership team for the combined Pfizer and Allergan business, which will be the world’s largest pharma company. 

Earthquake proof API plants a must in Taiwan according to Scinopharm

Most buildings in Taiwan are designed to withstand earthquakes according to Scinopharm, which told us such measures allowed its Tainan plant to survive a quake that felled a neighbouring tower block last week.

Needle in a haystack? Anti-vaxx pins may have adverse consequences

Persuasive anti-vaxx posts on social media may stop parents vaccinating their kids say researchers.

Shasun takes ‘Strides’ in Africa and Aus through double acquisition

Indian drugmaker Strides Shasun has bolstered its generics manufacturing network by acquiring stakes in Kenya’s Universal Corporation and Australia’s Generic Partners Holdings.

Waco hopeful for possible Allergan expansion

On the heels of a new study , which found that Allergan's Waco operations generated an economic impact of $263m on the area’s income, the city is hoping for new expansion.

Chemical distribution trade group opens door to manufacturers

A newly established trade group has invited chemical manufacturers to apply for membership and announced plans to look at API and pharma-related issues.

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