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Drugmakers Plan to Raise Prices in New Year: Reuters, 3 Axis Advisors

Drugmakers including Pfizer Inc., Sanofi SA, and GlaxoSmithKline Plc plan to raise U.S. prices on more than 300 drugs in the United States on Jan. 1, according to drugmakers and data analyzed by healthcare research firm 3 Axis Advisors. The …

Limited Liability Protection for Drugmakers Hampers EU Coronavirus Vaccine Deals

The European Union is offering only partial protection to vaccine makers against legal risks from side-effects of their potential COVID-19 shots, European officials said, in a move that is hampering deals and contrasts with U.S. policy. With vaccines being developed …

Sanofi Executive, Fired in France for Sexting, Sues for $1.5 Million

First he sent lewd texts. Then he got fired. Then he sued. The case of an alleged sex pest at drug giant Sanofi is the latest example of how France is confronting age-old attitudes toward the kind of behavior that …

French Regulator Links Sanofi Epilepsy Drug to Birth Defects

Up to 4,100 children in France suffered major malformations in the womb after their mothers took a treatment against epilepsy and bipolar disorders known as valproate between 1967 and 2016, France’s drug regulator said. Valproate, which has been manufactured in …

French Women Took Sanofi Epilepsy Drug Despite Risk to Fetuses: Report

More than 10,000 pregnant women in France took Sanofi’s anti-epilepsy drug Depakine between 2007 and 2014 although the risk of fetus malformation was known, according to a study quoted by French satirical weekly Le Canard Enchaine. The weekly reported that …