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Matt Hancock launches urgent review into the way PHE counts coronavirus deaths

Matt Hancock launches urgent review into fiasco at Public Health England as it’s revealed anyone who has ever died after testing positive for Covid-19 has been recorded as a ‘coronavirus death’ – even if they were hit by a bus Over 1,000 people may have had their deaths wrongly recorded as Covid-19 Public Health England… Read More »

‘Just Mercy’ campaign launches COVID-19 fund to help the incarcerated

April Grayson (Credit: April Grayson) The coronavirus has impacted many but the prison population has been one of the most marginalized populations in the wake of the pandemic. Prison advocate April Grayson knows firsthand how they are feeling as she was incarcerated for 17 years. In an interview with theGrio, Grayson explains how her advocacy… Read More »

Pfizer challenges Roche blockbusters with 3 biosim launches at discounts from 22% to 24%

Pfizer hit some unexpected roadblocks with its first U.S. biosimilar launch, but it’s not giving up in the budding field. Now, the drugmaker is launching biosims to three Roche cancer blockbusters at discounts ranging from 22% to 24%.   The company has already rolled out Zirabev and Ruxience, its biosimilars to Roche’s Avastin and Rituxan, respectively, at discounts of 23% and 24%. On… Read More »

Canada Launches Lawsuit Against Bayer

Canadian law firm Diamond & Diamond has filed a class-action lawsuit against various makers of Roundup, including Bayer.1 Bayer acquired Monsanto, Roundup’s original maker, in 2018 for $ 63 billion and has been grappling with related lawsuits ever since. The Canadian class-action suit names more than 60 individuals as plaintiffs, but thousands more may have… Read More »