Tax payers paid to develop remdesivir but will have no say when Gilead sets the price

27 May 2020 - Critics say government deserves more credit for tens of millions in public money spent to develop coronavirus ...

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Australia avoids 'risky business' of coronavirus vaccine sweepstakes

27 May 2020 - Australia is avoiding huge financial risks by staying out of the global sweepstakes on coronavirus vaccines. ...

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Prospective dialogue between developers and regulators makes for better evidence generation

27 May 2020 - EMA, in collaboration with other parties, has recently published two scientific articles outlining the importance of ...

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U.S. is ahead of China in vaccine race, former FDA chief says

24 May 2020 - Data on Chinese vaccines in clinical development “didn’t look overwhelmingly strong,” Scott Gottlieb said. ...

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Drug innovation is back in fashion

21 May 2020 - Big pharma is no longer the villain. ...

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Europe falls behind U.S. in funding coronavirus vaccine and securing access

19 May 2020 - U.S. was faster in shouldering drug companies’ costs to develop and manufacture vaccine candidates, putting the bloc ...

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Australia must work to avoid 'vaccine nationalism', former top bureaucrat warns

18 May 2020 - A former top bureaucrat has warned the international race to develop a vaccine against the novel ...

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COVID-19 vaccine frontrunners emerge as rollout debate rages

18 May 2020 - Governments and drug makers are weighing how to roll out coronavirus vaccines, including reserving the first ...

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EU actions to support availability of medicines during COVID-19 pandemic – update #6

15 May 2020 - The EU Executive Steering Group on Shortages of Medicines Caused by Major Events held a virtual ...

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Russia says search for a coronavirus treatment should not be a medical ‘arms race’

14 May 2020 - Russia’s sovereign wealth fund has been funding Russian development and production of the drug favipiravir, an anti-influenza ...

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Gilead’s remdesivir tested with other drugs to fight COVID-19

13 May 2020 - Researchers are looking to find a more potent coronavirus-fighting cocktail. ...

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COVID-19 update: FDA takes new actions to accelerate development of novel prevention, treatment options for COVID-19

11 May 2020 - Today, the U.S. FDA took important actions to help accelerate the development of prevention and treatment options ...

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World leaders donate to COVID-19 vaccine funding drive

5 May 2020 - Experts says $20 billion needed to vaccinate global population. ...

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Bill Gates donates $10 million to Australian trial of immune-boosting vaccine

5 May 2020 - Bill Gates has donated $10 million to an Australian trial of a vaccine that researchers hope ...

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COVID-19: Australia’s pledge to $12 billion virus fight, WHO issues vaccine warning

5 May 2020 - Scott Morrison has promised more than $352 million as part of a global coronavirus vaccine fundraiser, but ...

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