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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome pledge $300m to combat Covid-19

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome this week each pledged $150m for a total of $300m to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), a global partnership launched five years ago by the governments of Norway and India, the...

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Wunderman Thompson reveals The Future 100: 2022

Wunderman Thompson's 8th edition of The Future 100: 2022, their annual trend almanac that offers a snapshot of the year ahead through 100 original trend predictions across 10 sectors, has launched.

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Combined Covid-19 and flu booster could be available within two years

A combined Covid-19 and flu booster shot from Moderna could be available in some countries by September 2023 at the earliest, CEO Stéphane Bancel said.

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Man receives a genetically-modified pig heart in the world's first transplant of its kind

In a medical first, doctors have transplanted a pig's heart into a human patient in a last-ditch effort to save his life.

17 Jan 2022

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GlaxoSmithKline rejects Unilever's £50bn bid for consumer health unit

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the owner of Aquafresh, Voltaren and Eno, has rejected a proposal from Unilever to acquire GSK's Consumer Healthcare business for a total acquisition value of £50bn, comprising £41.7bn in cash and £8.3bn in Unilever shares.

17 Jan 2022

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Labat Africa ramps up cannabis retail expansion with new deals
Labat Africa ramps up cannabis retail expansion with new deals

Labat Africa, which aims to be the number one healthcare company in South Africa with a focus on medicinal cannabis, is diversifying its offerings through strategic acquisitions and retail expansion.

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Africa: the face of vaccine inequity

It is exactly a year on since global Covid-19 vaccine delivery began in earnest.

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