By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
Doctors have some medications they can use to treat the effects of COVID-19, but scientists are searching for effective drugs that target the virus itself. Two promising drugs in the pipeline offer hope for a cure.
By Corey Meador
The CEO of the nation's third largest pharmaceutical company is resigning from the President's American Manufacturing Council citing "a responsibility to take a stand against intolerance and extremism."…
By Associated Press
Is the world prepared to fight the next Ebola outbreak? NewsHour provides an update on Ebola vaccine testing in West Africa.
By Caleb Hellerman, Global Health Reporting Center
Promising results released Thursday from an HIV vaccine trial in Thailand show for the first time that a vaccine may prevent HIV infection.
By PBS NewsHour
Two major pharmaceutical companies announced plans to merge Monday in a $41.1 billion cash-and-stock deal to form the world's second-largest prescription drug maker.
In testimony before Congress Thursday, former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan said that the current financial crisis is a "once in a century credit tsunami" that will continue to impact the U.S. economy, spurring more job losses to come.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
A number of poor earnings reports from major corporations, including Wachovia Corp. and Merck & Co., caused U.S. stocks to drop more than 500 points Wednesday.
Pharmaceutical company Merck knew in 2001 that its arthritis drug Vioxx could harm patients and used staffers to "ghostwrite" favorable research on the drug, articles in the Journal of the American Medical Association report. Susan Dentzer examines the charges.
The makers of the cholesterol drug Vytorin pulled its telelvision ads off the air on Tuesday, after a study found the drug was no more effective at reducing the risk of heart attack than one of its generic counterparts. Two…
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