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KEYTRUDA® plus LENVIMA® Combination Demonstrated Clinically Meaningful Tumor Response Rates in Unresectable HCC and ccRCC
Merck’s KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) Superior to Standard of Care Chemotherapy in Patients with MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
Merck (MRK) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.
Keytruda reduced the risk of disease progression or death by 40% compared to chemotherapy. Put another way, patients treated with Keytruda lived for 16.5 months without their tumors starting to grow, compared to 8.2 months for patients treated with chemotherapy.
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Nobody will get preferential access to a potential COVID-19 drug developed by vaccine maker Themis Bioscience, which is being bought by U.S. pharmaceuticals firm Merck & Co Inc, the Austrian firm's chief executive said on Thursday. "Merck has already demonstrated in the past ... that it makes vaccines available to anybody who needs them," Erich Tauber told Reuters on Thursday, adding a potential vaccine would be made available globally. "It is one of the reasons why we have decided to cooperate with Merck."
The three major indexes closed in the green on Tuesday, as investors remained hopeful about coronavirus vaccine and that economies around the globe were recovering from the pandemic-driven lockdown over the past few months.
Merck (MRK) to buy Themis, which is making a COVID-19 vaccine. It is also buying global rights to a private biotech's antiviral candidate, EIDD-2801, which is in early clinical studies to treat COVID-19.
The big pharma has finally joined its peers, launching multiple projects aimed at stopping COVID-19 in its tracks.
Stocks jumped Tuesday, and the S&P 500 traded above 3,000 for the first time since March 5, as hopes for an effective coronavirus vaccine combined with optimism over updates around states’ reopenings. Each of the S&P 500 and Dow traded above 2% shortly after market open.
Novavax announced it would begin human trials for its coronavirus vaccine, while COVID-19 engulfs Brazil.
Biotech firm Novavax has entered its coronavirus vaccine in a Phase 1 clinical trial in Australia — the first in the Southern Hemisphere.
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Bristol-Myers, Roche, AstraZeneca, Merck and Johnson & Johnson
Merck & Co Inc <MRK.N>, which has largely kept to the sidelines of the race for COVID-19 treatments, said it was buying Austrian vaccine maker Themis Bioscience and would collaborate with research nonprofit IAVI to develop two separate vaccines. It also announced a partnership with privately held Ridgeback Biotherapeutics to develop an experimental oral antiviral drug against COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Merck did not disclose the terms of the acquisition of Themis, a privately held company.
Merck and Ridgeback Bio Collaborate to Advance Development of Novel Antiviral Candidate, EIDD-2801
IAVI and Merck Collaborate to Develop Vaccine Against SARS-CoV-2
Merck to Announce Multiple Scientific Efforts to Combat COVID-19
Telehealth companies enabling individuals to see physicians without stepping foot into a physical doctor’s office are having their moment, as the coronavirus pandemic confines individuals and would-be patients across the country largely to their homes.
FDA approves line extensions for Bristol-Myers (BMY), Roche (RHHBY) and AstraZeneca (AZN)/Merck's (MRK) drugs. J&J stops sales of talc-based baby powders in the United States and Canada.
LYNPARZA Approved by FDA for Treatment of HRR Gene-Mutated mCRPC That Has Progressed Following Prior Treatment with Enzalutamide or Abiraterone
Merck Announces Appointment of Organon & Co. Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer
Infectious Disease Connect and ILÚM Health Solutions Combine to Advance Precision Treatment of Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship