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GlaxoSmithKline could cut up to 60 workers at UK site as it ends production of antibiotic chemical

GlaxoSmithKline has reportedly worked in recent months to shake up its antibiotics business after at least one failed attempt to divest products. Now, dozens of GSK employees could wind up on the cutting room floor as the drugmaker shifts away from producing a key antibiotic component.  The British drugmaker will look to trim positions at… Read More »

Coronavirus: Shielding ends for two million in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland

More than two million people shielding against coronavirus in most of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland can now leave their home and return to work. Vulnerable people were advised in March to stay at home, or shield, to avoid contracting Covid-19. In Wales the advice stays in place until 16 August. But Macmillan Cancer Support… Read More »

BREAKING: Thumbs-up on $74B BMS-Celgene deal ends months of activist outrage

Bristol-Myers Squibb CEO Giovanni Caforio was less than 10 minutes into a special shareholders meeting on the company’s proposed $ 74 billion acquisition of Celgene when a broker interrupted his attempt to wrap up voting on the deal. “Are you going to address the dissenting votes?” he asked. “My family has owned tremendous quantities of… Read More »