15 Nov 21 | EU | Celltrion announced that the EC has approved Regkirona® (regdanvimab, CT-P59) for adults with COVID-19 who do not require supplemental oxygen and who are at increased risk of progressing to severe COVID-19.
16 Nov 21 | US | Viatris and Biocon announced the US launch of Semglee® (interchangeable biosimilar insulin glargine) and Insulin Glargine.
17 Nov 21 | NZ | Pharmac announced that it will transfer Principal Supply status from Humira® (adalimumab) to Amgevita® (biosimilar adalimumab) from 01 March 2022.
17 Nov 21 | US | Samsung Bioepis launched a new white paper entitled ‘Improving the Understanding and Acceptance of Biosimilars in the United States’. In particular, the paper discusses the need to reduce information gaps, incentivise different stakeholders and practical considerations for implementation.
19 Nov 21 | Merck announced that it has successfully completed the cash tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Acceleron Pharma through its subsidiary Astros Merger Sub, Inc. Merck announced that it intends to complete the acquisition through a merger of Astros Merger Sub with and into Acceleron, with Acceleron being the surviving corporation.