A world-leading pharmaceutical group, AstraZeneca was created in 1999 via the merger of Sweden’s Astra and the UK’s Zeneca, which had been demerged from chemicals group ICI in 1993. About half of its total sales are generated from the US, with over a third of revenues coming from its gastrointestinal treatments such as Prilosec (Losec) and Nexium.

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AstraZeneca said in a filing this morning that a new antibody treatment the British pharma giant has developed has the

October 11, 2021

It seems inevitable: a third Covid shot is coming your way this Autumn. Two jabs may not give us sufficient

October 3, 2021

The legal stand-off between the European Union (EU) and FTSE-listed Covid-19 vaccine maker Astrazeneca appears to be over. Astrazeneca and the

September 3, 2021

The death of award-winning BBC radio presenter Lisa Shaw was caused by complications as a result of the AstraZeneca Covid-19

August 27, 2021
Drugs Giant AstraZeneca Buy Biotechnology Firm

FTSE-listed Astrazeneca this morning said its Covid-19 antibody therapy met the main goal of preventing coronavirus symptoms in a late-stage

August 20, 2021
The FTSE 100

A new report has revealed that the top ten earning FTSE 100 CEOs took home £89.5m between them in 2020.

August 19, 2021

Barbie maker Mattel has created a doll in honour of Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert, the scientist who designed the Oxford-Astrazeneca

August 4, 2021
Teenagers aged 16 and 17 are reportedly set to be given the green light to get vaccinated against coronavirus in the coming days.

Vaccine campaigns will likely have to continue for many years as the Covid immunity induced by the shots is ‘highly

July 30, 2021

UK-listed Covid vaccine maker Astrazeneca today admitted it’s considering offloading its vaccines unit even as it cheered a 23 per

July 29, 2021
The People's Vaccine Protestors Gather At AstraZeneca Offices As Company Holds AGM

The UK competition watchdog has cleared vaccine maker AstraZeneca’s £28bn bid for rival Alexion, which has been confirmed to close

July 14, 2021
The People's Vaccine Protestors Gather At AstraZeneca Offices As Company Holds AGM

European regulators have cleared Astrazeneca’s £28bn takeover of rival Alexion Pharmaceuticals, the British company announced today. The deal, first agreed

July 6, 2021
London Mayor Visits Pop-up Chelsea FC Vaccine Hub

There are not enough Pfizer and Moderna vaccines being supplied to reduce the eight week interval between doses, according to

June 30, 2021

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