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FDA approves 1st flu vaccine with an adjuvant

Novartis’ Fluad is a trivalent flu vaccine that contains the adjuvant MF59, an emulsion of squalene oil in water, and is aimed at improving immune response among patients 65 years of age and older. 

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Pfizer, Allergan to merge

A 15-member board composed will govern the combined company and Pfizer CEO Ian Read will be CEO of the combined company and Allergan CEO Brent Saunders will be the president and COO. 

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Report: Pfizer-Allergan merger talks accelerate

With the U.S. Treasury announcing plans to crack down on tax-inversion deals on Thursday, pharmaceutical giants Pfizer and Allergen have accelerated their merger talks, according to reports. The potential $150 billion deal could see Pfizer redomicile in Ireland. (Reuters)