• Heplisav-B HBV vaccine for adults available in US

    9 monthes ago - By Healio

    Dynavax announced in a recent press release its hepatitis B vaccine, Heplisav-B, is now available in the U.S.
    “Dynavax is prepared and proud to launch our first product, Heplisav-B, in the United States,” Eddie Gray, CEO of Dynavax, said in the press release. “We believe the increase in the rate of infections and poor compliance with current three-shot regimens has the medical community eager for access to Heplisav-B for adults.”
    Heplisav-B is the first new HBV vaccine for adults in the United Sates in more than 25 years, approved by the FDA on 9, 2017.
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  • U.S. Judge Seeking Settlement of Opioid Lawsuits Reaches Out to States -Ohio

    9 monthes ago - By Medscape

    A federal judge pushing for a quick settlement of lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors by U.S. cities and counties is seeking to meet with states that are separately suing and probing the companies, Ohio's attorney general said on Thursday.
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  • Kentucky Becomes First U.S. State to Implement Medicaid Work Requirements

    9 monthes ago - By Medscape

    Kentucky on Friday became the first U.S. state to receive approval from the federal government to implement work requirements in Medicaid, a fundamental change to the 50-year-old government health insurance program for the poor.
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