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#292 | Morocco gets marijuana labs; Africa gets Covid jabs; On lung infections we should keep tabs
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R&D collaborative, The Pistoia Alliance has launched a new Pharma Innovation Council to overcome industry barriers such as R&D challenges and the adoption of emerging technologies.
After recalling two Indian-made eye drop brands last month, the US FDA is now extending the recall to two more brands, one made in the US and one made in Canada.
Speaking of recalls, India's Dr Reddy's is recalling over 4,000 bottles of an anti-rejection generic due to a packaging error.
Moderna says a multiple-fold price hike for its Covid vaccine is totally justified because investors funded development of the vaccine, regardless of the billions the US government put into it.
In the US, six baseball players from the same team died from the same brain cancer. A test of the astroturf they played on revealed dangerous levels of forever chemicals in it.
At long last, Covid vaccination numbers are on the rise in previously unreached communities across Africa.
After legalising medical marijuana last year, Morocco has now opened its first lab for industrial and medical marijuana.