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Dania Nadeem

Walgreens maintains full-year profit growth forecast; shares rise

Jan 07 2021

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Thursday it expects benefits from COVID-19 vaccinations to cushion the impact of pandemic-induced restrictions, and stuck to its full-year earnings growth forecast, sending its shares up 7%.

Insurer Centene to buy Magellan in $2.2 billion mental health push

Jan 04 2021

(Reuters) -Health insurer Centene Corp said on Monday it has agreed to buy Magellan Health Inc in a $2.2 billion deal including debt, looking to build up its mental health services as more Americans struggle with COVID-19-related behavioral and anxiety issues.

Acadia to sell celebrity rehab center operator Priory for $1.47 billion

Dec 30 2020

Acadia Healthcare Co Inc said on Wednesday it would sell its UK unit the Priory Group, a care homes operator known for its celebrity clientele, to private equity firm Waterland for about 1.08 billion pounds ($1.47 billion).

CDC may shorten COVID-19 quarantine period guidelines

Nov 24 2020

(Reuters) -The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may soon shorten the length of self-quarantine period recommended after potential exposure to the coronavirus, a top official said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-CDC may soon shorten COVID-19 quarantine period

Nov 24 2020

Nov 24 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may soon shorten the length of self-quarantine period after potential exposure to the coronavirus, a top official said on Tuesday.

U.S. FDA declines to approve Alkermes' schizophrenia treatment

Nov 17 2020

Drugmaker Alkermes said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its treatment for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, citing concerns related to a tablet coating process at its manufacturing site.

Moderna closes in on release of COVID-19 vaccine data

Nov 11 2020

Moderna Inc said on Wednesday it has enough data for a first interim analysis of the late-stage trial of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine, which should help determine the vaccine's efficacy.

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