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AstraZeneca buying biotech firm Alexion for $39bn

British pharmaceuticals group AstraZeneca, which is finalizing a vaccine against Covid-19, said Saturday it was buying US biotech firm Alexion for $39 billion to boost its work on immunology.  “Alexion has established itself as a leader in complement biology, bringing life-changing benefits to patients with rare diseases,” AstraZeneca chief executive Pascal Soriot said in a […]