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A senior DHL executive shares insights around how the global logistics provider is preparing to deliver the upcoming COVID-19 vaccines across the world and the specific challenges and complexities involved. The company has prior experience with the “deep frozen” temperatures needed for some candidates.
The WHO’s new "living guideline" against remdesivir’s use in hospitalized patients notwithstanding, some key opinion leaders in India see a role for the antiviral, but underscore that COVID-19 is still in its infancy and all repurposed therapies for the disease still have a long way to go. They also see the US remdesivir studies as more robust.
More patent-related turbulence appears ahead for Novartis’s sacubitril/valsartan combination in India, with Torrent emerging as the new challenger. The companies are engaged in a legal battle and the Indian firm is also seeking a revocation of the patent on the star heart failure treatment.
Gland Pharma, controlled by Chinese group Fosun, makes shining debut on Indian stock markets despite a lukewarm response to its IPO. Will the buoyant market sentiment sustain amid edgy India-China relations?
A senior executive of Janssen’s supply chain leadership team outlines how the company handled activities in Asia Pacific at the height of the coronavirus outbreak, including ensuring continuous and rapid supplies of critical medicines in China. The company is also prepping against “multiple scenarios” to ensure global access for its potential COVID-19 vaccine.
Expert outlines how pharma can create resilient and secure supply chains and some benefits of localization.