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Pfizer backing biotechnology innovation with $120m capital outlay

By Jane Byrne

Pfizer is investing US$25m in a US developer of live biotherapeutics, Vedanta Biosciences; that project is one of four investments, totaling US$120m, made by Pfizer in the second half of 2020 under its breakthrough growth program focused on clinical stage...


UK gives Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine the green light

By Rachel Arthur

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has authorized Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for people aged 18+ in the UK: marking the fifth jurisdiction to give the vaccine the green light.

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