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Perforce Documents Record Growth as Gaming and Production Studios Adapt to New Ways of Working

Strong growth in 2020 continues in 2021 as gaming and virtual production studios meet increased customer demand with highly efficient, increasingly distributed work and collaboration techniques that are now part of the new normal. MINNEAPOLIS, Monday June 7, 2021 – Perforce Software, (“Perforce”), a provider of DevOps solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and… Read More »

GlaxoSmithKline, Novavax team up on COVID vaccine production in U.K., helping reduce dependence on AZ shot

With domestic drugmaker AstraZeneca among the companies leading the charge to produce COVID-19 vaccines, the U.K. was well positioned for a quick rollout.  But after a successful first few months of vaccinations, the campaign has slowed as AstraZeneca’s primary manufacturing partner, the Serum Institute of India, has been forced to withhold exports as India deals with… Read More »

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 »

BCG vaccine helps fight infections by boosting immune cell production

By Layal Liverpool BCG vaccine (red, lower left) infecting a human white blood cell (green)NIBSC/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY The BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guérin) tuberculosis vaccine boosts the production of immune cells, which may explain why it can protect newborn babies from dying of sepsis. Previous studies have shown that BCG vaccination can protect newborns against a broad… Read More »

India, hoping to challenge Chinese dominance, plans API production push: report

The novel coronavirus pandemic has caused a host of problems in the global pharmaceutical supply chain—particularly in China, a major producer of drug ingredients. Now, seeing an opportunity, India is reportedly working on a plan to supersize its own ingredient manufacturing to combat Chinese dominance in the market.  The Indian government is planning to escalate domestic production… Read More »

Mylan prepares hydroxychloroquine giveaways after production ramp-up

Mylan is one of a group of drugmakers that have joined the global effort to supply doses of generic hydroxychloroquine, an antimalarial touted as a possible COVID-19 therapy, to ongoing clinical trials. Now, after ramping up production, Mylan is ready to dole out its stockpile faster than expected. After announcing last month it would restart… Read More »