Patients would pay up to $26,500 per year for Leqembi

Few seniors with early Alzheimer’s disease will have access to the new treatment Leqembi due to its high cost and very limited coverage by Medicare. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday granted accelerated approval to Biogen and Eisai’s monoclonal antibody after the treatment appeared to modestly slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease in clinical … Read more

China’s big cities are starting to look past Covid, while rural areas brace for infections

Subway passenger traffic in Shanghai is quickly returning to levels seen before the latest Covid wave, according to Wind data. Pictured here is a subway car in the city on Jan. 4, 2023. Hugo Hu | Getty Images News | Getty Images BEIJING — China will likely be able to live with Covid-19 by the … Read more