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MenQuadfi has been approved in Europe, following FDA approval in April this year. Pic:getty/ezumeimages.

European Commission approves Sanofi’s MenQuadfi

By Rachel Arthur

Sanofi’s MenQuadfi becomes the first quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine available in Europe in a fully liquid presentation, avoiding the need for vaccine reconstitution.

Lucira plans to expand the scope of the EUA next year. Pic: Lucira

FDA authorises first home self-testing kit for COVID-19

By Rachel Arthur

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Lucira COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit: the first COVID-19 diagnostic test for self-testing at home.

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October sees boost for biotech funding

By Jane Byrne

Biotech funding kicked back into higher gear in October, pushing toward the summer monthly record highs with $10.5B raised, writes analyst firm, Jefferies

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