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Unilever Pursues Glaxo and Pfizer Consumer Health Venture

LONDON — The company behind Advil, ChapStick and Tums is the target of the first big multibillion-dollar takeover fight of 2022.Unilever said on Monday that it remained interested in buying […]




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Covid Treatments Including Paxlovid Are Rationed as Cases Spike

Drug makers say they are working as fast as possible to produce more treatments.The federal government did not immediately order supplies of the GlaxoSmithKline antibody when the F.D.A. authorized the […]




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Bosses Have a New Headache: How Long Should Sick Workers Isolate?

Barbara Sibley’s four New York restaurants had already weathered the city’s initial Covid-19 wave, the prevaccine surge last winter and this summer’s Delta spike when last weekend it finally happened: […]







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Moderna, Racing for Profits, Keeps Covid Vaccine Out of Reach of Poor

Moderna’s market value has nearly tripled this year to more than $120 billion. Two of its founders, as well as an early investor, this month made Forbes magazine’s list of […]




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Covid Vaccines Produced in Africa Are Being Exported to Europe

Johnson & Johnson’s Covid vaccine was supposed to be one of Africa’s most important weapons against the coronavirus.The New Jersey-based company agreed to sell enough of its inexpensive single-shot vaccine […]




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Taiwan Accuses China of Blocking Access to BioNTech Vaccines

TAIPEI, Taiwan — This is the age of “vaccine diplomacy.” It is also the era of its bitter, mudslinging opposite.For months, Taiwan has been unable to purchase doses of the […]




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Pfizer Reaps Hundreds of Millions in Profits From Covid Vaccine

The pricing for the United States was in line with the cost of seasonal flu vaccines and much less expensive than vaccines for conditions like shingles, which can run into […]




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Millions Are Skipping Their Second Doses of Covid-19 Vaccines

Millions of Americans are not getting the second doses of their Covid-19 vaccines, and their ranks are growing.More than five million people, or nearly 8 percent of those who got […]




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My Family’s Global Vaccine Journey

On Feb. 22, Mom texted that she and Dad had booked a March 11 appointment to get their first shots, followed by second doses in April. A day later, she […]