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Biogen announces $5 billion buyback days after shelving Alzheimer's trials

Biogen said on Monday it would buy back shares worth $ 5 billion, days after its stock slumped on the drugmaker’s announcement to end two Alzheimer’s disease trials. Biogen had lost more than $ 18 billion of its value last week after the company and partner Eisai ended two late-stage trials of their experimental Alzheimer’s… Read More »

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026

Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow fever Epidemics (EYE) in Africa strategy, which was launched by… Read More »