25 Nov 2020

Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to three criminal charges

Opioid maker Purdue Pharma has pleaded guilty in federal court in Newark, New Jersey, to criminal charges over the handling of its OxyContin painkiller drug. During the court hearing, Purdue…

24 Nov 2020

Merck agrees to buy biopharma firm OncoImmune for $425m

Merck (MSD) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of clinical-stage biopharmaceutical firm OncoImmune through a subsidiary, for an upfront payment of $425m in cash. Under the…