Infectious Disease

How Walgreens overcomes 'consumer complacency' during flu-shot season

How Walgreens overcomes 'consumer complacency' during flu-shot season

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In the 2015-16 flu season, more than 145 million doses were distributed by manufacturers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but only 41% of American adults received a vaccine.

Competition may threaten Gilead as market leader

Competition may threaten Gilead as market leader

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Even as Gilead prepares to launch a third hepatitis-C product, drugs offering better antimicrobial resistance are angling for their own moments in the spotlight.

Drugmakers renew interest in antibiotic development

Drugmakers renew interest in antibiotic development

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The goal is to develop medications that move beyond the high-toxicity and low-efficacy profiles of older drugs.

TMC's McGuire preps CRE antibiotic for market

TMC's McGuire preps CRE antibiotic for market

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The Medicines Company's commercial lead for infection disease care talks about its breakthrough antidote for carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae.