Tag Archives: U.S.

Amarin launches Vascepa in all-important Europe as it slowly bleeds share to U.S. generic

A drug’s EU launch seldom becomes more important than its U.S. rollout from a market opportunity perspective, but that’s exactly what’s happening to Amarin’s fish oil-derived heart drug Vascepa. Amarin has started prepping sales reps in Germany for the planned launch of Vascepa—to be sold under the brand Vazkepa in Europe—before the end of September,… Read More »

Covid vaccine skepticism will prevent U.S. from reaching normalcy, ICU doctor says

A new poll found that 49% of Republican men said they won’t get vaccinated for Covid-19 and Dr. Vin Gupta said that “will determine the trajectory of this pandemic” to the detriment of all Americans. “All forecasts right now say that we’re going to be past the worst of this with normalcy by say end… Read More »

U.S. hospitals are suffering financial damage due to COVID-19 pandemic, Kaufman Hall finds

The nation’s hospitals are suffering significant financial damage as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic response. Kaufman Hall’s data from more than 800 U.S. hospitals show that volume and revenue declines, along with flat to rising expenses, resulted in a dramatic fall in margin within a matter of weeks, plunging nonprofit hospitals, which historically operate… Read More »

New U.S. Treatment Guidelines for Covid-19 Don’t See Much Progress

The federal agency led by Dr. Anthony Fauci issued guidelines on Tuesday that stated there is no proven drug for treating coronavirus patients, a finding that essentially reinforces Dr. Fauci’s dissent from President Trump’s repeated promotion of certain drugs without evidence to support their use. The report echoed what frustrated doctors already know: Not enough… Read More »

Another 103 sailors from U.S. carrier test positive for coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: The aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) is seen while entering into the port in Da Nang, Vietnam, March 5, 2020. REUTERS/Kham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Another 103 crew members on the U.S. aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt have tested positive for the coronavirus, the Navy said on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases from… Read More »