AstraZeneca

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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Drugs giant Astrazeneca last night said that it had paused trials of its potential coronavirus vaccine after one of the study participants contracted an unknown illness.

Drugs giant Astrazeneca last night said that it had paused trials of its potential coronavirus vaccine after one of the

September 9, 2020
The European Union will pay €336m (£300m) for 300m doses for a potential coronavirus vaccine being developed by the University of Oxford and drugs giant Astrazeneca.

The European Union will pay €336m (£300m) for 300m doses for a potential coronavirus vaccine being developed by the University

August 27, 2020
Pharmaceuticals giant Astrazeneca has confirmed it is prepared to deliver the first 400m doses of its potential coronavirus vaccine from September.

Pharmaceuticals giant Astrazeneca this morning reported better than expected second-quarter sales and profits for the second quarter due to strong

July 30, 2020
Drugs giant Astrazeneca has made deals that will mean it can deliver 2bn doses of Oxford University’s potential coronavirus vaccine, double the previous number.

Drugs giant Astrazeneca has made deals that will mean it can deliver 2bn doses of Oxford University’s potential coronavirus vaccine,

June 4, 2020
Pharmaceuticals giant Astrazeneca has confirmed it is prepared to deliver the first 400m doses of its potential coronavirus vaccine from September.

Pharmaceuticals giant Astrazeneca has confirmed it is prepared to deliver the first 400m doses of its potential coronavirus vaccine from

May 21, 2020
Drugs giant Astrazeneca has partnered with Oxford University to manufacture its potential Covid-19 vaccine, the firm announced this morning.

Drugs giant Astrazeneca has partnered with Oxford University to manufacture its potential Covid-19 vaccine, the firm announced this morning. The

April 30, 2020
Pharmaceuticals giant Astrazeneca has confirmed it is prepared to deliver the first 400m doses of its potential coronavirus vaccine from September.

Pharmaceuticals giant Astrazeneca reported strong revenue and profit growth for the first quarter of 2019 amid the coronavirus disruption. The

April 29, 2020
Pharmaceuticals giant Astrazeneca today announced that it was beginning clinical trials to see if one of its diabetes drugs could be used to tackle coronavirus.

Pharmaceuticals giant Astrazeneca today announced that it was beginning clinical trials to see if one of its diabetes drugs could

April 23, 2020
Pharmaceuticals giant Astrazeneca saw profit nearly halve in the fourth quarter as the firm hit a bump in its road to recovery.

Pharmaceuticals giant Astrazeneca saw profit nearly halve in the fourth quarter as the firm hit a bump in its road

February 14, 2020
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Astrazeneca is in line for a $100m hit after a heart disease drug was shown to be ineffective in treating

January 13, 2020
AstraZeneca pushes further into China with trio of new projects

Astrazeneca this morning unveiled three new initiatives to further deepen the UK-based company’s footprint in China.  The pharmaceuticals multinational has

November 6, 2019

Shares in Astrazeneca reached a record high today after the company kicked off September with strong results from two drug

September 2, 2019

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