Merck abandons 2 potential COVID-19 vaccines over weak data

Drugmaker Merck & Co said on Monday it would stop the development of its two COVID-19 vaccines and focus pandemic research on treatments, with initial data on an experimental oral … Read More

9 drugmaker executives testing coronavirus vaccines pledge safety, high standards

The top executives of nine drugmakers likely to produce the first vaccines against the new coronavirus signed an unprecedented pledge meant to boost public confidence in any approved vaccines. The … Read More

Health Canada approves birth control arm implant Nexplanon

A popular birth control implant that has long been advocated for use in Canada has now been approved by Health Canada, according to the agency. The use of Nexplanon, a … Read More

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