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Saturday, October 16, 2021

AstraZeneca to pay $560,000 to Hispanic and female workers in wage discrimination case

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs entered into a conciliation agreement with AstraZeneca to resolve alleged race and gender-based pay discrimination affecting 318 female and Hispanic employees working out of...

Covid update: Hospitalizations increase by 26

The Monday update from the Delaware Division of Public Health listed a high number of new cases but no recent deaths.   As of Sunday night, hospitalizations surged to more than  260, above the summer low...

Incyte-Lilly sudden hair loss drug fares well in late-stage trials

Eli Lilly and Company and Wilmington-based Incyte announced promising results from two  Phase 3 trials, which found  Olumiant was superior to placebo in achieving scalp hair regrowth as early as 24 weeks in adults...

Delaware Covid update: Cases plateau as deaths rise by 18

Delaware's rate of  Covid-19 cases may have  peaked. Still, the state has not seen the steep decline observed at other times during the pandemic. Deaths continue to  move toward the 2,000 mark. In its Saturday report,...

AstraZeneca’s Alexion acquires rare disease drug candidate in $500 million deal

AstraZeneca's Alexion has exercised its option to acquire all remaining equity from Caelum Biosciences for CAEL-101, a potential treatment for fibril-reactive monoclonal antibody for the treatment of light chain (AL) amyloidosis. AstraZeneca employs 1,500 in...

Report outlines growth, potential of state’s life science industry

A  report on the Delaware life sciences industry outlines the sector's growth and potential.   Produced by Delaware Prosperity Partnership (DPP) and the Delaware BioScience Association (Delaware Bio), the study, "Life Sciences in Delaware: Momentum and...

Carney, health director praise ChristianaCare’s vaccine mandate

Gov. John Carney and State Division of Public Health Secretary Dr. Karyl Rattay praised ChristianaCare's requiring Covid-19 vaccinations for all employers, staff, and contractors. Carney said the state's largest employer deserved credit for going a...

Carney issues Covid vaccination or weekly test mandate for teachers, staff

Gov. John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health  and the Delaware Department of Education announced on Tuesday that educators, school staff, contractors, and volunteers who work in K-12 public and private schools must...

ChristianaCare to open Coastal Sussex primary care center in 2022

ChristianaCare will open a primary care outpost at the former Pier One location in spring 2022. "We are on a mission to deliver the right care, at the right place for everyone – to make...

From WHYY: Despite protests, Christiana Care reports nearly 98% of workers are vaxxed...

By Cris Barrish Nearly two months ago, as Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations continued a sharp summer surge, the ChristianaCare threw down the gauntlet to its 14,000 employees and contractors. Get your first shot by Sept. 21,...
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