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Healthcare

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Jan. 4

Jan 4 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Headlines

- Boris Johnson warns of tougher COVID-19 restrictions for England on.ft.com/2Lm3Vc0

- MGM bids to buy Ladbrokes owner Entain on.ft.com/388EjrO

- Italy's Angelini to buy Swiss biotech group for $1 bln on.ft.com/38aVNUI

Overview

- Boris Johnson has put England on alert for tougher COVID-19 restrictions and possible further school closures as ministers raced to deploy a vaccine against the backdrop of a chaotic return to the classroom.

- MGM Resorts, the U.S. casino company, has made a bid to buy the owner of British bookmaker Ladbrokes with the financial support of U.S. billionaire mogul Barry Diller’s IAC group, said people briefed about the matter.

- Italy’s Angelini Pharma has agreed to buy emerging Swiss biotech company Arvelle Therapeutics for up to $960 million as it aims to become a leading European player in the treatment of central nervous system and mental diseases. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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