China Relaxes Restrictions Amid 'Zero' Severe Shanghai Cases
China is signalling its intention to gradually re-open its borders amid real-world data showing few mild-to-moderate cases progress to severe symptoms. Meanwhile, Pfizer's Paxlovid is seemingly struggling to gain traction amid use guideline changes.
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Big Pharma CEOs Suggest Policy Changes As They Return To Beijing
Global CEOs of J&J, Pfizer, AbbVie and Takeda were among the top pharma executives attending the China Development Forum in its first in-person meeting in three years, and highlighted a number of pharma-related policy changes they would like to see in China. Meanwhile, a Japanese employee of Astellas has been detained in the country for alleged espionage.