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U.S. to screen passengers for new China coronavirus at three airports

18 Jan 2020

The United States will begin screening efforts at three U.S. airports to detect travelers from the central Chinese city of Wuhan who may have symptoms of a new respiratory virus that so far has killed two people and infected 45 more, public health officials said on Friday.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-U.S. to screen passengers for new China coronavirus at 3 airports

18 Jan 2020

Jan 17 The United States will begin screening efforts at three U.S. airports to detect travelers from the central Chinese city of Wuhan who may have symptoms of a new respiratory virus that so far has killed two people and infected 45 more, public health officials said on Friday.

Eli Lilly to offer half-priced versions of two more insulin products

14 Jan 2020

Eli Lilly and Co said on Tuesday it plans to sell two versions of insulin products at half their current U.S. list prices, eight months after it started selling a half-priced version of its widely-used Humalog injection.

Eli Lilly to add eczema drug with $1.1 billion deal for Dermira

10 Jan 2020

Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday it would buy skin disease specialist Dermira Inc for about $1.1 billion in cash, bolstering its arsenal with an experimental therapy for skin condition atopic dermatitis.

Amag to divest two of three women's health drugs, CEO to step down

09 Jan 2020

Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Thursday chief executive officer would step down and it plans to divest two of its women's health drugs, bowing to pressure from investor Caligan Partners that has long urged it to hive off the slow-growing unit.

Walgreens misses profit estimates on pharmacy weakness, shares fall 7%

08 Jan 2020

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc's quarterly profit missed Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, hit by lower payments from insurers on drugs sold at its U.S. pharmacies, knocking back its shares and those of rival CVS Health Corp . | Video

US STOCKS-Wall St dips on Middle East tensions, weak manufacturing data

03 Jan 2020

* Manufacturing sector contraction sparks slowdown fears in U.S.

US STOCKS-Wall St slips on Middle East tensions, weak manufacturing data

03 Jan 2020

* Indexes off: Dow 0.80%, S&P 500 0.65%, Nasdaq 0.70% (Updates price action)

US STOCKS-Wall St slips from record highs after U.S. kills top Iranian commander

03 Jan 2020

* Indexes off: Dow 0.84%, S&P 500 0.77% , Nasdaq 0.80% (Updates to open)

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