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Matthias Blamont

Sanofi raises outlook as speciality care and vaccines lift sales

4:26am EDT

PARIS Sanofi raised its 2020 earnings guidance for the second time this year after posting slightly stronger-than-expected third-quarter results on Thursday, helped by growth at its speciality care and vaccines units.

France's Ose to enrol up to 400 for 'T-cell' coronavirus vaccine trials

Oct 19 2020

PARIS France's Ose Immunotherapeutics will enrol up to 400 patients for the first two stages of clinical trials of an experimental coronavirus vaccine it hopes will provide an extra weapon in battle against the global pandemic.

Sanofi reports positive animal test results for potential COVID-19 vaccine

Oct 15 2020

PARIS Clinical trials of an experimental vaccine against COVID-19 which is being developed by France's Sanofi and U.S. biotech firm Translate Bio are on track to begin before the end of the year after positive results in tests on animals.

More French cities set to close bars as COVID-19 infections spike

Oct 08 2020

PARIS France's third-biggest city Lyon will have to close its bars in coming days as its coronavirus infection rates are spiking and its hospital emergency beds are filling up quickly with COVID-19 patients, the health minister said on Thursday.

Paris in danger of restaurant shutdown as coronavirus roars back

Oct 01 2020

PARIS Paris is set to be placed on maximum COVID alert from as soon as Monday, Health Minister Olivier Veran said, a move likely to force the closure of restaurants and bars and impose further restrictions on public life.

Betrayed Macron says will continue Lebanon efforts, eyes Hezbollah

Sep 27 2020

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron admonished Lebanon's leaders on Sunday for serving their own interests ahead of their country and vowed to push ahead with efforts to prevent chaos, but appeared to have no back up plan should his initiative fail.

Betrayed Macron says will continue Lebanon efforts, eyes Hezbollah

Sep 27 2020

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron admonished Lebanon's leaders on Sunday for serving their own interests ahead of their country and vowed to push ahead with efforts to prevent chaos, but appeared to have no back up plan should his initiative fail.

Paris knife attack suspect says he was targeting Charlie Hebdo: police source

Sep 26 2020

PARIS A man arrested in Paris after two people were wounded with a meat cleaver says he was targeting weekly satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in the attack, a police source said on Saturday. | Video

EU pays $384 million for Sanofi-GSK COVID vaccine as WHO scheme deadline looms

Sep 18 2020

BRUSSELS/PARIS The European Union has agreed to buy a potential COVID-19 vaccine from Sanofi and GSK in its second such deal to secure supplies, as a deadline for joining the World Health Organization's (WHO) vaccine purchase programme looms.

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