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# Pharmaceutical

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UK govt signs deal with GSK and Sanofi for 60 million doses of potential Covid-19 vaccine
UK government agreements are now in place for 250 million doses of potential vaccines.
'Bad boy of pharma' Martin Shkreli goes on trial for fraud
Martin Shkreli rose to infamy after raising the price of HIV drug Daraprim from $13.50 a pill to $750.
Pharmaceutical firm MSD announces 330 jobs in Carlow and Cork
The jobs will be created as part of a €280 million investment over the next three years.
Deal on 'miracle' cystic fibrosis drug expected in a matter of weeks
Health Minister Simon Harris said that he wants a good deal for the taxpayer and, most importantly, for patients.
Pfizer cancels €400m expansion at Dublin plant
The plan was dependent on the success of a new cholesterol-reducing drug.
Taking ibuprofen can raise the risk of heart failure, scientists warn
Medics used data taken from 10 million patients across Europe.
This guy's drug company upped the price of a life-saving tablet from $13.50 to $700
Martin Shkreli says its about investing in research and development.
Terminal cancer patient pleads with government to pay for drug that could prolong her life
A 59-year-old woman says she is begging the government to pay for a cancer drug that could prolong her life.
Good news: 400 jobs for west Dublin in giant pharma investment
About 1,000 jobs will also be created building the new Bristol-Myers Squibb factory.
Opinion: Deforestation isn't just changing our climate, it could be destroying life-saving medicines
The impact on the local biodiversity in the deforested areas is detrimental and potentially irreversible.
New MS drug now available in Republic
The drug has been made available through one HSE scheme.
Good news: 50 new jobs in Dublin pharmaceutical firm
BioMarin Pharmaceutical, which also has a manufacturing facility in Cork, said it expects to employ a total of 200 people here by the end of 2017.
Anti-depressant ingredient from Cork plant contaminated with waste
The US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to GlaxoSmithKline over the contamination which the company first became aware of in January 2012.
Looking for a job in Cork?
A pharmaceutical company has announced new positions today – and there’s construction work on the way too.
Man dies after incident at Waterford pharmaceutical plant
The man at first thought to be a worker was actually a member of the public.
Exports to fall by €2.8 billion this year
The expiration of pharmaceutical patents have impacted sales in that sector, hurting Ireland’s national exports.
50 jobs created at Dublin pharmaceutical plant
Alexion Pharmaceuticals has already begun recruiting for the new jobs which are due to be in place by the end of the year.
Pfizer to create up to 250 construction jobs
Pfizer is expanding its plants in Dublin and Cork to produce pharmaceuticals to deal with some of the most difficult to cure diseases.
Guidelines issued on relationships between doctors and industry
The President of the Medical Council said that the public needs to be confident that their doctor’s professional opinion is not influenced by marketing or promotional activities.
Government official defends indemnity for swine flue vaccine makers
A report published yesterday has confirmed the link between an increased risk of narcolepsy and the H1N1 vaccine Pandemrix.
500 new jobs announced for Dublin and Galway
Pharmaceutical company Mylan has said the jobs will be created between now and 2016.
Pharmaceuticals should be much cheaper - ESRI
In a major new report, the Economic and Social Research Institute suggests pharmacies should display their prices in-store and offer more generic drugs.
Unstable chemical found at offices of pharmaceutical regulator
An Army Bomb Disposal Team had to carry out a controlled explosion after the unstable chemical was found this morning.
Seven hundred GlaxoSmithKline workers called to a meeting
The pharmaceutical giant is the biggest employer in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. Employees will meet with management at 3pm.
Diabetes drug withdrawn over heart safety fears
The medication has been taken off the market after European Medicines Agency ruled that the risks outweigh the benefits.
Goldman Sachs, Elan agree to massive payouts
US investigations result in each company paying hundreds of millions in compensation.