French cancer specialist Innate Pharma can remain independent, for now: CEO

PARIS (Reuters) – France’s Innate Pharma believes that its cash position and portfolio are sufficiently robust for the cancer drug company to remain independent for the time being and will seek co-development deals modeled on an agreement struck with AstraZeneca in April.


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South Korea issues temporary nationwide standstill order to contain bird flu

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s agriculture ministry said on Friday a temporary nationwide standstill order for poultry farms and related transport will take effect over the weekend in a bid to contain a wider spread of H5N6 bird flu, a severe strain of the disease.


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