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Woodford investors in line for £225m from biotech sale

Woodford investors in line for £225m from biotech sale

A portfolio of 19 life sciences company stakes accumulated by Neil Woodford, the former star fund manager, will be sold on Friday to an American buyer for just under £225m.Sky News

Health

Authors retract journal studies on hydroxychloroquine use for COVID-19

Authors retract journal studies on hydroxychloroquine use for COVID-19

June 4 (UPI) -- The Lancet and New England Journal of Medicine announced Thursda...
Asia Today: Australia to restart flights to New Zealand

Asia Today: Australia to restart flights to New Zealand

Canberra Airport has opened a register for travelers interested in flying from t...
COVID-19 pandemic causes 42% drop in ER visits nationwide, CDC reports

COVID-19 pandemic causes 42% drop in ER visits nationwide, CDC reports

June 3 (UPI) -- Visits to hospital U.S. emergency rooms have dropped by more tha...

World

WHO resumes hydroxychloroquine tests; study shows drug doesn’t prevent COVID-19

WHO resumes hydroxychloroquine tests; study shows drug doesn’t prevent COVID-19

June 3 (UPI) -- The World Health Organization has resumed its medical trials on hydroxychloroquine Wednesday, the same d...
US says Alaska man laundered nearly $1B for Iran through UAE

US says Alaska man laundered nearly $1B for Iran through UAE

An Alaska man accused of laundering $ 1 billion held in South Korea for Iran funneled nearly all the money through the ...
Tropical Storm Cristobal makes landfall in Mexico

Tropical Storm Cristobal makes landfall in Mexico

June 3 (UPI) -- Tropical Storm Cristobal, the third named tropical system of the Atlantic hurricane season, made landfal...
U.N. chief calls for protection of migrants, refugees amid pandemic

U.N. chief calls for protection of migrants, refugees amid pandemic

June 3 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for increased protections for migrants and r...