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Sanofi, Google launch diabetes joint venture

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In this photo, an Indian nurse (L) collects a blood sample from a policeman using a glucometer at a free diabetic health check-up camp on World Health Day in Hyderabad on April 7, 2016. Noah Seelam/AFP

The tie up between the drug maker and Verily, the health subsidiary of Google’s parent company Alphabet, will focus on treatments for people living with the chronic disease

PARIS, France (Sept. 12, 2016) — Google and French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi announced Monday, September 12, a new joint venture focused on diabetes care.  Continue reading Sanofi, Google launch diabetes joint venture

France’s Sanofi launches Zika virus vaccine research

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HEALTH THREAT. Doctor William Araya shows a jar with larvas of the mosquito Aedes Aegypti, that transmit the Zika virus, the Dengue and the Chikunguna, at a laboratory in San Jose, Costa Rica, January 27, 2016. Photo by Jeffrey Arguedas/EPA
This comes a day after the World Health Organization declared an international emergency over the mosquito-borne Zika virus, blamed for causing a surge in brain-damaged babies

PARIS, France (Feb. 2, 2016) — French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi announced Tuesday, February 2, that it had begun research and development into a vaccine against the mosquito-borne Zika virus, blamed for causing a surge in brain-damaged babies.

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