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US Pauses J&J Covid Shot Rollout on Clot Incidents

14.04.2021 -

US health authorities paused the rollout of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine on Apr. 13 after reports of six serious blood clots occurring in nearly 7 million people...

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Russia’s Acron Upgrades Ammonia Units

13.04.2021 -

Russian fertilizer producer Acron is spending $190 million to revamp two ammonia units at its Novgorod site. Once the upgrades are complete in 2023, the company’s total...

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DSM Launches Personalized Health Tech Company

13.04.2021 -

DSM has invested $100 million in the launch of Hologram Sciences, a health tech company that will provide consumers with personalized nutrition solutions.

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Sanofi to Build Asian Vaccine Center in Singapore

13.04.2021 -

In partnership with the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), French drugmaker Sanofi is planning to invest more than €400 million to create what it said is a...

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One Rock Completes Acquisition of Distrupol

12.04.2021 -

US private equity group One Rock Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of UK plastics distributor Distrupol from US chemicals distributor Univar – the plans were...

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Charles River Acquires Retrogenix, Partners Valence

12.04.2021 -

US CDMO Charles River Laboratories has acquired Retrogenix, a UK-based early-stage contract research organization that provides specialized bioanalytical services, for...

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Adverse Events Seen in J&J Covid Vaccine Rollout

12.04.2021 -

Johnson & Johnson has joined AstraZeneca in the negative spotlight, giving the latter some likely welcome relief. After studying a spate of usually rare blood-clotting...

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Oqema Takes Spain’s Proquibasa

09.04.2021 -

Oqema, a Germany-based distributor of commodity and specialty chemicals, has acquired Spain’s Proquibasa. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.