Tag: drugmakers

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Pfizer Squares Off With Merck on Pneumonia Shots

October 31, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Rival drugmakers are seeking to upend Pfizer Inc.’s dominance of the $7 billion worldwide market for pneumonia vaccines, launching what is shaping up to be one of the industry’s fiercest battles. Merck & Co. has already introduced a new competitor […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical, Regulations

Drugmakers Look to Curb Medicare’s New Power to Negotiate Lower Drug Prices

October 20, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Drugmakers are trying to blunt Medicare’s newfound power to negotiate medicine prices while coping with internal industry disputes and ebbing influence in Washington, D.C. Under the Inflation Reduction Act, Congress gave Medicare, the country’s biggest buyer of prescription drugs, the […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Vaccine Makers Pfizer, Moderna Hire New CFOs

April 11, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Vaccine makers Pfizer Inc. and Moderna Inc. named company outsiders as chief financial officers as they look to deploy some of the cash they have generated during the Covid-19 pandemic. New York-based Pfizer on Monday said David Denton will take […]