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August 12, 2014
07:15 EDTNNVC, GSK, BCRX, TKMRWHO says ethical to offer unproven interventions in light of Ebola outbreak
The World Health Organization issued a statement that read in part: "West Africa is experiencing the largest, most severe and most complex outbreak of Ebola virus disease in history. Ebola outbreaks can be contained using available interventions like early detection and isolation, contact tracing and monitoring, and adherence to rigorous procedures of infection control. However, a specific treatment or vaccine would be a potent asset to counter the virus...In the particular circumstances of this outbreak, and provided certain conditions are met, the panel reached consensus that it is ethical to offer unproven interventions with as yet unknown efficacy and adverse effects, as potential treatment or prevention." Publicly traded companies that have confirmed development activities on Ebola treatments include Tekmira Pharmaceuticals (TKMR), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), NanoViricides (NNVC) and BioCryst (BCRX). Reference Link
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July 2, 2015
18:37 EDTGSKViiV, Desano enter strategic manufacturing agreement for Tivicay
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June 30, 2015
10:00 EDTBCRXOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
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09:26 EDTBCRXOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
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08:45 EDTBCRXBioCryst upgraded to Buy on BCX7353 potential at BofA/Merrill
As previously reported, BofA/Merrill upgraded BioCryst to Buy from Neutral and increased its price target to $19 from $12. The firm raised the probability of BCX7353 approval to 40% from 25% given validation of the plasma kallikrein target by both ‘4161 and competitor product and now assign a $13/share value versus near zero previously. BofA/Merrill is now assigning a modest negative value for '4161 versus approximately $7/share previously.
06:00 EDTBCRXBioCryst upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
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June 26, 2015
10:38 EDTGSKCourt revives lawsuit over GlaxoSmithKline Lamictal drug, Bloomberg reports
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June 25, 2015
14:01 EDTGSKGlaxoSmithKline initiated with a Buy at HSBC
Price target GBP 17.
June 24, 2015
13:37 EDTGSKGSK says CDC committee votedfor meningococcal group B vaccines
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) announced that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted for a Category B recommendation for meningococcal group B vaccination, including Bexsero, in individuals aged 16 to 23. Bexsero was approved by the FDA in January for use in individuals aged 10 through 25 years and acquired by GSK in March following the closure of the three-part transaction with Novartis (NVS).
June 23, 2015
07:25 EDTGSKPiper Jaffray to hold a summit
2015 Piper Jaffray Heartland Summit is being held in Minneapolis on June 23-24.
June 22, 2015
07:01 EDTGSKPfizer to acquire Nimenrix, Mencevax from GlaxoSmithKline for $130M
Pfizer (PFE) announced that it has entered into an agreement with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to acquire its quadrivalent meningitis ACWY vaccines, Nimenrix and Mencevax, for a total consideration of approximately $130M. This transaction will add two high-quality and complementary vaccines to Pfizer’s portfolio, allowing the company to reach a broader global population. Nimenrix is a single dose meningococcal ACWY-TT conjugated vaccine designed to protect against Neisseria meningitidis, an uncommon but highly contagious disease that can lead to disability and death. Mencevax is a single-dose meningococcal ACWY unconjugated polysaccharide vaccine used to control outbreaks of meningococcal infection and for travelers to countries where the disease is endemic or highly epidemic. Pfizer does not expect this transaction to have any significant impact on its 2015 financial performance. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions as well as regulatory approvals in several markets, and is expected to occur in the second half of 2015. Pfizer’s legal advisors for the transaction were Ropes & Gray and Clifford Chance.

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