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Yet those directly involved in caring for the underserved and uninsured see its value firsthand. 
Although the announcement comes when many patients are trying to avoid unnecessary trips to stores or physicians’ offices, the offerings of Amazon will have a massive impact on traditional retail pharmacies.
 
With more awareness of the susceptibility to coinfection with varicella zoster virus and pneumocystic jirovecii,  clinicians should aggressively seek signs of opportunistic infections in susceptible patients and treat them accordingly.
 
FDA
The newest indication is the first approval of pembrolizumab for breast cancer, according to Merck.
Glenmark Pharmaceutical’s tacrolimus drug product is the generic version of Astellas Pharma’s Prograf Capsules.
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In this final installment of this Pharmacy Careers® series, Sharon F. Clackum, PharmD, BCGP, CDM, FASCP, president of Rx Answers, LLC, tells her senior care pharmacy story.
Even in a relatively asymptomatic case of COVID-19, it is possible that the virus could have fostered retrograde reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus.
 
Pfizer and BioNTech plan for submission to the FDA for an Emergency Use Authorization soon after the required safety milestone is achieved in mid-November for a promising novel COVID-19 vaccine candidate.
 
Further research is essential in order to determine the relationship between diabetes and COVID-19 and what impact glucose-lowering drugs may have.
 
Research suggests global access to COVID-19 vaccines is best for both global health and finances.
 
eosinophilic esophagitis
The FDA granted breakthrough therapy designation to dupilumab in September 2020, for the treatment of patients age 12 years and older with eosinophilic esophagitis.
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Pharmacy students answered the question “Have you been able to build a professional pharmacy network during the pandemic?” The video is one part in the Pharmacy Times Student Café series.