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Abbott’s’s distribution of its BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Self Test to US retailers increases to three the number of OTC tests for the virus that CVS offers, along with Ellume’s and Labcorp’s test kits also available under EUAs granted by FDA.
Oncology partnership with Swiss major follows late 2020 pact with Merck KGaA. Pfizer divests Phase Ib breast cancer candidate to Celcuity.
EcoR1 and Casdin/Corvex took their second and third special purpose acquisition corporations public. Also, Ionis sold notes to buy back older notes and fund operations as it cut 70% of Akcea’s staff. In venture capital, ValenzaBio raised $70m and RA boosted Metagenomi’s series A to $75m.
While the drug may be well-positioned for registrational development, some important caveats remain after mixed data in Phase II study cohorts.
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