What ails the Indian pharma industry?

By Gopal Nair / September 19, 2022 /

Recently I read an article about how India was set to overtake China as the generics capital of the world. Not because of better numbers but because Chinese pharma companies are now increasingly investing in research and development to bring new and innovative therapies to market. We’re getting the spot not because we’re overtaking China…

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Polio: the comeback kid

By Editor @ The Kable / September 5, 2022 /

In April this year, Malawi reported a case of polio, its first since 1992. The WHO identified this as type 1 wild poliovirus, a strain that has been in circulation in Pakistan. In fact, till this year, polio has been “eradicated” outside parts of Africa, Pakistan and Afghanistan. But after Malawi, Israel reported a case,…

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Is Monkeypox a new global threat?

By Nikita Mehta / August 5, 2022 /

It was in December 2019 when China reported the first cases of the SARS-CoV-2 virus – the deadly pathogen that subsequently took over the globe and enforced global shutdowns. Over the next two years, many theories have surfaced, some plausible, others downright hilarious, others worrying. Many demanded accountability and recognition for the doctors who first…

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