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Sanofi, GSK reach virus vaccine deals with US, EU

Paris - Pharma giants Sanofi and GSK will receive up to $2.1 billion from the US government for the development of a COVID-19 vaccine, the companies said Friday, as the world scrambles for an answer to the pandemic.

GSK and Exscientia to collaborate on artificial intelligence

London - Technology company Exscientia and major pharmaceuticals manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline are coming together to develop artificial intelligence for the discovery of new small molecule therapies.

Google and GSK team up for multimillion bioelectronics project

London - Big name companies Google and GlaxoSmithKline have entered into a joint venture to develop bioelectronics. The emerging field is set to be the next big thing in health care.

GSK fined for making deals with competitors

London - Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), together with several generics companies, has been fined for being anti-competitive and keeping the price of an anti-depressant drug artificially high.

Medical devices begin to harness wireless technology

Medical devices are becoming the latest equipment to utilize the Internet to collect data and to send alerts. Here ‘smart inhalers’ are leading the way, with the first commercial units expected within a year. We take a look at the latest developments.

Op-Ed: Should we be worried about 'smart medicines'?

Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is developing a "smart inhaler" to collect information about use of the medical device. This follows on from an application for a "smart pill," which would tell a doctor whether you have taken your medicine.

Lubrizol, GSK and Purdue announce takeovers and partnerships

It has been a busy week in the pharmaceutical sector, with big players Lubrizol, GSK and Purdue announcing acquisitions or partnerships with other pharmaceutical companies.

Pfizer buys leading drugs from GSK to extend market share

Pharmaceutical company Pfizer has purchased two vaccine manufacturers from GSK: Nimenrix and Mencevax. These products extend the company’s interest in this field.

Pharmaceutical firm dumps polio virus into Belgium river

Rixensart - Staff working at a GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) facility dumped more than 45 liters of concentrated live polio into the water at a Belgian treatment plant earlier this month.

Pandemrix H1N1 vaccine and narcolepsy

A study linking GlaxoSmithKline’s Pandemrix H1N1 vaccine to the sleep disorder has been pulled from the literature. Researchers argued that the sleep disorder might result from an immune reaction against the wakefulness-regulating hormone hypocretin.

China indicts GSK-linked foreign investigators: Xinhua

Shanghai - Prosecutors in Shanghai have indicted two foreign investigators linked to drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), which is at the centre of a bribery scandal in China, state media reported Monday.

Sex tape adds to GSK-China corruption case

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) continues to deal with the ramifications of a massive corruption scandal in China. To add to this the drug company has confirmed the existence of a "sex tape" involving former China head, Mark Reilly, and a Chinese woman.

GlaxoSmithKline vaccine suspended in Portugal

The National Agency for Medicines and Health Products of Portugal decided to suspend the administration of British vaccine maker GlaxoSmithKline's vaccine Infanrix Tetra following the report of adverse reactions.

China arrests two people linked to drug bribery claims

The co-founders of a business advisory company that has worked with GlaxoSmithKline have been arrested in China on suspicion of breaking laws related to purchasing personal information.

China investigates drugs firm Sanofi for 'bribing doctors'

Authorities in China are looking into the French pharmaceutical firm Sanofi's activities, following on from bribery accusations dating back to 2007.

GSK bribing medics with cash and 'sexual favors' (update)

'Big Pharma' company GSK is accused of bribing to government officials, doctors, hospitals and industry associations using travel agencies as conduits for the cash in China. China also states that sexual favors were offered as bribes.

Campaign launched for African healthcare workers

A campaign has been launched to provide training for healthcare providers in sub-Saharan Africa. This is part of UN sustainable development initiative.

Vodaphone and GSK collaborate on mobile vaccinations

Smartphone maker Voadaphone and the ‘big pharma’ company GSK have announced that they are to work together to help vaccinate more children against common infectious diseases in Africa.

GlaxoSmithKline loses appeal in French 'gay sex addict' case

A Frenchman suffering from Parkinson's disease who claimed he developed addictions to gambling and sex following treatment with a drug made by pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), has been awarded substantial damages.

GlaxoSmithKline fined $3 billion for pharmaceutical fraud

The pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline has been ordered pay $3 billion in fraud charges, the largest sanction of its kind in US history.

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