Jury acquits medical-device company execs of felony fraud charges

By Lisa Schencker  |  July 20, 2016

A federal jury on Wednesday acquitted two former medical device company executives on more than a dozen felony counts of fraud related to off-label marketing but convicted them of 10 misdemeanor counts on the same issue.

Costs of Zika among the many unknowns of the virus

By Shannon Muchmore  |  July 20, 2016

History buffs and infectious disease experts have already drawn links between the rubella outbreak in the 1960s and the current spread of Zika. But drugmakers today face greater regulatory hurdles, and the federal government has yet to dedicate funding to address the Zika epidemic.

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