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Vertex Announces U.S. FDA Approval for Trikafta (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) in Children With Cystic Fibrosis Ages 6 through 11 With Certain Mutations

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 9, 2021– Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved expanded use of Trikafta (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) to include children with cystic fibrosis (CF) ages 6 through 11 years who have at least one F508del mutation in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene or a… Read More »

U.S. Covid cases hit lowest level since June as nation looks toward Memorial Day, summer travel

People crowd outdoor dining at a restaurant as coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions are eased in Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S., April 4, 2021. Emily Elconin | Reuters Covid cases in the U.S. have dropped to their lowest level since June as the nation prepares for Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer travel season.… Read More »

More than half Canada’s AstraZeneca vaccine came from U.S. plant accused by FDA of quality-control problems

Breadcrumb Trail Links World Reopening Canada PostPandemic News National More Reopening Canada Health and Wellness Health Canada Controversy first erupted in March when it was revealed that cross-contamination at the Baltimore plant had ruined 15 million doses of the J&J product Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Apr 23, 2021  •  1 hour ago… Read More »

U.S. the biggest source of COVID-19 brought into Canada, study finds

Breadcrumb Trail Links World Toronto Reopening Canada PostPandemic News National More Reopening Canada Health and Wellness Health Canadian Politics Canada More than half the imported variants of the pathogen that led to outbreaks in Canada likely came from the United States, scientists say Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Apr 21, 2021  • … Read More »