Novartis to invest $250M for new therapies to fight neglected tropical diseases, malaria

Robert Way/iStock Editorial via Getty Images Novartis (NYSE:NVS) said it is committing $250M over five years to advance research and development (R&D) of new treatments to fight against neglected tropical diseases and malaria. The Swiss pharma giant made the June 23 announcement in conjunction with the Kigali Summit on Malaria and NTDs alongside the 26th … Read more

Climate change may increase risk of new infectious diseases by 2070

Climate change will result in thousands of new viruses spread among animal species by 2070 and that’s likely to increase the risk of emerging infectious diseases jumping from animals to humans, according to a new study. This is especially true for Africa and Asia, continents that have been hotspots for … Read more