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Amgen is set to enjoy its monopoly on the Otezla oral treatment for plaque psoriasis until late into the decade, after ANDA sponsors Sandoz and Zydus Cadila failed to find a way around the originator’s intellectual property, including a key patent expiring early in 2028.
As India gets set to resume COVID-19 vaccine diplomacy from October, a new rule which will require Indians visiting UK who are fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca partner Serum Institute’s vaccine to undergo quarantine has sparked a row. Meanwhile, Indian companies await a nod from the WHO for wider acceptance of their COVID-19 vaccines.
Soon after Zydus Cadila won a historic accelerated approval in India for the world’s first plasmid DNA vaccine for human use, in this case against COVID-19, Inovio’s candidate is set to move to Phase III in Brazil. But will the new technology find wide acceptance?
With an emergency approval, Zydus Cadila has commercialized the world’s first plasmid DNA vaccine for human use and the first COVID-19 vaccine for use in adolescents in India. Will efficacy against the Delta variant help tide over hesitancy towards a new technology or a lack of publicly published data hamper acceptance?
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