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  • Ebola drug maker Chimerix's stock tumbles after Dallas patient dies

    Shares of Chimerix Inc., the maker of an experimental drug to combat Ebola, sank Wednesday after the death in Dallas of a patient with the disease who received the medicine. About two hours after officials announced the death of Thomas Eric Duncan,...
  • Texas Ebola patient still critical, now receiving experimental drug

    A Liberian man being treated for Ebola in a Dallas hospital is still in critical condition, but is now receiving an experimental treatment. Thomas Eric Duncan has been in isolation at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital since Sept. 28, after he came down...
  • BD to pay $12.2 billion for rival medical device maker CareFusion

    New Jersey medical equipment maker Becton, Dickinson & Co. says it will pay $12.2 billion for rival CareFusion Corp. of San Diego in a combination focused on medication systems for hospitals and pharmacies. The companies announced Sunday that BD will...
  • New database details payments from medical companies to local doctors

    New database details payments from medical companies to local doctors
    — During the last five months of 2013, Lehigh Valley medical-device manufacturers spent more than $2 million on food, travel, speaking fees and other payments to doctors and hospitals that the companies want to see using and promoting their...
  • Chimerix says provides experimental Ebola drug for potential use

    (Reuters) - Drug developer Chimerix Inc said its experimental Ebola drug has been provided for potential use in patients, sending its shares up nearly 9 percent in premarket trading. The drug, brincidofovir, received Emergency Investigational New Drug...
  • Sunesis slumps after cancer drug fails late-stage trial

    (Reuters) - Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Inc said its experimental cancer drug did not meet the main goal in a late-stage trial, sending the company's shares plunging 77 percent to their lowest in more than two years. The stock's slump fall wiped out over...
  • Becton Dickinson to buy CareFusion for $12 billion in cash, stock

    (Reuters) - Medical equipment supplier Becton Dickinson & Co has agreed to buy CareFusion Corp , a maker of infusion pumps and other medical devices, for $12.2 billion in cash and stock, marking the latest multibillion-dollar healthcare sector deal....
  • Payments to doctors from drug companies, device makers revealed

    Payments to doctors from drug companies, device makers revealed
    Late last year, medical device maker Zimmer Holdings Inc. made two large payments to Dr. Andrew N. Pollak, chair of the University of Maryland Medical System's orthopedics department. The payments, one for $47,225 and the other for $45,902, were...
  • Pacific Pact Could Hurt Drug Innovation, Drug Makers

    Pacific Pact Could Hurt Drug Innovation, Drug Makers
    This month, negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership resume in Australia. Officials from the United States and 11 other major economies are meeting to settle the final details of the trade pact, with the hope of passing the final deal by year's...
  • Salix Pharmaceuticals drops tax inversion deal amid backlash

    Salix Pharmaceuticals drops tax inversion deal amid backlash
    Salix Pharmaceuticals called off its merger with a foreign drug maker Friday, citing the political backlash against tax inversion deals. The deals—in which a company reincorporates abroad to gain lower taxes—drew fire this summer after...
  • Nazareth police undercover drug buy nets heroin, pills and synthetic marijuana

    Nazareth police undercover drug buy nets heroin, pills and synthetic marijuana
    Nazareth police said an undercover drug buy Wednesday netted more than 50 bags of heroin, prescription painkillers and synthetic marijuana. Pedro Alexander Vera, 25, of the 1200 block of Livingston Street, Bethlehem, is charged with manufacturing...