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FDA Approves Second Biomarker-Based Indication for Merck’s Keytruda (pembrolizumab), Regardless of Tumor Type

Print this page KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE) June 17, 2020 — Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Keytruda, Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, as monotherapy for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with unresectable or metastatic tumor mutational burden-high… Read More »

Brazil coronavirus outbreak worsens, cases could soon be second highest in world

FILE PHOTO: Gravediggers carry the coffin of Avelino Fernandes Filho, 74, who passed away from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during his funeral in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s coronavirus outbreak worsened on Wednesday and the South American nation could soon have the second-highest number of… Read More »

Congo to deploy second Ebola vaccine

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday that they plan to introduce a second Ebola vaccine, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, to counter the second-worst outbreak of the virus in history. The team overseeing Congo’s Ebola response did not say when exactly the J&J vaccine… Read More »

Earnings bulletin: Johnson & Johnson’s second quarter of 2019

Johnson & Johnson kicked off the second-quarter earnings season Tuesday, reporting that its pharma unit outperformed struggling consumer healthcare and medical device segments. Pharma posted sales growth of 1.7% and operational growth of 4.4% to hit $ 10.53 billion in sales. Across J&J’s entire business, the company’s revenue sank 1.3% to $ 20.56 billion. At… Read More »

Essential Guidelines That Will Help Strengthen Your Child’s Second Language

Experts suggest that learning a second language will help children, aged four years below, to perform better at school. During early years, children are curious and want to take their imaginations to go further. This is also due to the brain connectors being well-trained during baby brain development phase. Parents Input Towards Learning a Second… Read More »