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Vans for the transport of vaccines arrive at the Statens Serum Institut in Copenhagen, Denmark, on December 26th, 2020. Photograph: Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP via Getty Images

Most EU countries have Covid-19 vaccines sitting in freezers. Denmark is administering them so fast it has run out. Since the first Dane, pensioner Le(...)

Under Teva’s scheme, available across 100 pharmacies, the used inhalers can be returned to certain pharmacies where they’ll then be recycled.  Photograph: iStock

Pharmaceuticals giant Teva launched the State’s first inhaler recycling project in a move that could deal with the roughly 4.4 million devices that ar(...)

Sandra Gannon, chief executive of Azure Pharmaceuticals: 178 products are listed as out of stock amid fears the figure could grow post-Brexit. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Pharma industry veteran Sandra Gannon has set up a new business to tackle supply shortages of common drugs in Ireland. Ms Gannon, formerly the head (...)

Irish heart drug company Amarin’s Vascepa is approved for widespread use in the US, Canada, the United Arab Emirates and Lebanon.

Irish heart drug company Amarin has secured approval from Canadian authorities to sell its one drug in that market. The Canadian green light comes ju(...)

The first landmark US federal opioid trial is set to begin Monday after furious, last-minute settlement talks  faltered. Photograph: Ty Wright

Drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals and three distributors of opioid painkillers reached a settlement with two US counties over their alleged role in the o(...)

Johnson & Johnson’s stock got a boost from the lower-than-expected fine imposed on the company. Photograph: EPA/Justin Lane

The world’s largest maker of healthcare products vowed on Tuesday to appeal an Oklahoma court ruling that it was liable for the costs of treating opio(...)

Teva told the Labour Court that the continuation of the bonus scheme was dependent on group performance. Photograph: Bloomberg

Siptu has hit out at pharma firm Teva over its decision to axe a 2017 bonus scheme for its workers in spite of its Waterford plant recording post-tax (...)

LGBT community members  in Tel Aviv  protest against an amendment to Israel’s surrogacy laws.   Photograph: AP /Oded Balilty

Tens of thousands of people from the Israeli LGBT community observed a one-day strike on Sunday to protest at the exclusion of single men from an amen(...)

Teva wants various orders and declarations, including an injunction against Mylan.

Pharmaceutical giant Teva has brought a legal action alleging its patents for a product used to treat multiple sclerosis patients have been infringed (...)

 Ireland’s medicines bill has been “relatively stable” at around €1.7bn   for the past five years. Photograph: PA Wire

Minister for Health Simon Harris has launched a consultation document on a new biosimilars medicines policy as the HSE struggles to stretch its budget(...)

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