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Hillary Clinton released a plan to combat drug price hikes, following the latest outcry over Mylan's nearly 400 percent price increase for EpiPens.
Mylan's EpiPen price hike is just the latest in a series of "poor management" decisions by the board, NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer tells CNBC.
Singapore's Zika virus outbreak spread further, with 36 new cases being reported Thursday.
Malaysia confirmed Thursday its first Zika case was a woman who had traveled to Singapore, while the city-state reported that the total cases had risen to 115.
Express Scripts said it will implement a program that guarantees spending caps on diabetes drug costs.
U.S. regulators said AstraZeneca will pay $5.52 million to resolve a foreign bribery probe into improper payments by its sales and marketing staff.
Singapore has identified a further 26 locally-transmitted Zika cases, with some found outside previously-affected areas.
Blood-testing firm Theranos withdrew its request for emergency clearance of a Zika-virus blood test, The Wall Street Journal reported.
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy told CNBC he was "deeply disturbed" when he heard about Mylan's price increase of its device EpiPen.
The only way to stop drug companies from jacking up the costs of live-saving treatments is through price controls, a former Obama health advisor says.
Some are questioning whether Mylan's generic EpiPen may net the drugmaker more revenue than the original version.
Jim Cramer said Monday price adjustments from EpiPen's owner Mylan can be attributed to the rise of vocal social media platforms such as Twitter.
There's a case for applying laws against profiteering to the drug industry, Dr. Joshua Sharfstein tells CNBC.
People with three or more chronic illnesses and functional limitations tend to be poorer and older.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued emergency authorization for a Zika diagnostics test from Swiss drugmaker Roche.
Singapore has confirmed 56 cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection, while ramping up health screenings and mosquito control efforts.
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