Tag Archives: U.S.

U.S. to Evacuate Americans on Cruise Ship Hit by Coronavirus; First Death Occurs Outside Asia

SATURDAY, Feb. 15, 2020 — The COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak — and the global response to it — continues to evolve, with the first death outside Asia reported in France on Saturday. Also on Saturday, U.S. health officials announced that a chartered flight will arrive on Sunday to evacuate 400 American passengers stranded on a cruise… Read More »

AbbVie touts Humira defense strategy abroad as a positive sign for forthcoming U.S. battle

AbbVie’s strength has long been tied to the performance of megablockbuster Humira, which is facing an existential threat as U.S. copycats creep closer. Despite a “more aggressive” than expected biosimilar challenge abroad, AbbVie believes its defense strategy—and lessons learned—will help it weather the storm. In an earnings call with analysts Friday, AbbVie CEO Rick Gonzalez touted the drugmaker’s… Read More »

Viewpoints: To Guard Against Coronavirus Epidemic, U.S. Doctors Need To Monitor Pneumonias; Administration Let Down Country With False Promises On Health Care

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care issues and others. The Wall Street Journal: Stop A U.S. Coronavirus Outbreak Before It Starts The Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread at an alarming rate. More than 20,000 cases have been confirmed in China, with another 23,000 suspected. Many in China aren’t even being tested due to… Read More »