The office of Novartis near Basel, Switzerland. Reuters
Neopharma, a leading global pharmaceutical company based in the UAE and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) the global science-led healthcare company, have announced the launch of the first ever locally produced batch of medicines,
We’re crawling on your skin. Teeming under your toenails. And lurking on your doorknobs and countertops. We’re drug-resistant microbes, immune to all but your strongest antibiotics.
Eleven pharma companies led by Pfizer and Novartis have set aside a combined $2 billion to invest in gene therapy manufacturing sector since 2018, according to a Reuters analysis, in a drive to better control production of the world’s priciest medicines.
Dubai Economy issued fines to nine pharmacies and two pharmaceuticals suppliers for inflating the prices of face masks and trying to take undue advantage of the high demand for hygiene essentials following the nationwide alert against the Covid-19 pandemic.
According to emergency responders, no casualties were recorded.
The NSE Nifty 50 index was up 0.80% at 13,239.05 as of 05:12 GMT, while the S&P BSE Sensex was up 0.80% at 44,993.92. Both indexes hit record highs. The Indian rupee strengthened to 73.72 against the dollar.
Spot gold was little changed at $1,840.75 per ounce by 05:28 GMT. US gold futures were up 0.2% at $1,844.10. Gold has added about 3% so far this week.