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Sanofi to buy U.S. mRNA partner Translate Bio in $3.2 billion deal

PARIS (Reuters) -Sanofi has agreed to buy U.S. biotech company Translate Bio in a $3.2 billion deal, as it bets on next-generation mRNA technology after setbacks in the COVID-19 vaccine race, confirming a Reuters exclusive report.FILE PHOTO: The logo of Sanofi is seen at the company’s headquarters in Paris, France, April 24, 2020. REUTERS/Charles PlatiauSanofi […]

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Malaria and dengue predicted to affect billions more people

An estimated 8.4 billion people could be at risk from malaria and dengue by the end of the century if emissions keep rising at current levels, according to a new study published in The Lancet Planetary Health. The research team estimates that this worst-case scenario would mean the population at risk of the diseases might […]

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Dengue Vaccine: Takeda Reports Promising Results

In a press release, Takeda announced that its vaccine candidate, TAK-003, reduced illnesses from dengue by 62% and prevented 83.6% of hospitalizations in its phase 3 TIDES trial, which enrolled more than 20,000 children and teens in Latin America and Asia. Dengue is a mosquito-borne virus that threatens 40% of the world’s population. It infects […]