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For India’s Pharma Tycoons, Covid-19 Vaccines Are The New Cash Cows

Vaccinating the majority of India’s 1.4 billion population in the next few months is going to require more than 2 billion doses. That mind-boggling number has lured a pack of pharma tycoons to jump into the fray to supply them.

Purdue Pharma’s Creditors Vote Yes To Bankruptcy Deal Shielding Billionaire Owners From Future Opioid Lawsuits

The deal, which the OxyContin-maker says is worth $10 billion, is to settle thousands of lawsuits against the company for its alleged role in fueling the opioid crisis.

VC Firm Of Moderna Chairman Dumped $1.4 Billion Of Stock In Two Months

Flagship Pioneering, a VC fund run and majority owned by Moderna chairman and cofounder Noubar Afeyan, sold the shares in late February and late March.

BioNTech’s Humble Billionaire CEO On The Next Era Of MRNA Vaccines

Uğur Şahin, cofounder and CEO of BioNTech, became a billionaire thanks to his company’s success in creating one of the first Covid-19 vaccines. Here the scientist talks about what’s next.

BioNTech’s Humble Billionaire CEO On The Next Era Of MRNA Vaccines

Uğur Şahin, cofounder and CEO of BioNTech, became a billionaire thanks to his company’s success in creating one of the first Covid-19 vaccines. Here the scientist talks about what’s next.

The Billionaire Who Controls Your Medical Records

Epic Systems founder Judy Faulkner built an empire pioneering—and later dominating—electronic medical records. For decades, she’s kept them walled off from competitors, but now the pandemic is fueling a digital health care race that might finally toppl…

The World’s Richest Healthcare Billionaires In 2021

Soaring demand for medical supplies and pharmaceuticals globally landed a bigger number of Chinese healthcare tycoons on Forbes’ newest list of the world’s richest.

Meet The 40 New Billionaires Who Got Rich Fighting Covid-19

Some made their fortunes developing new vaccines and promising antibody treatments, while others sell much-needed diagnostic tests and personal protective equipment.

How Materialise’s Founding Couple 3D Printed A Billion-Dollar Fortune

Fried Vancraen and Hilda Ingelaere founded 3D printing company Materialise 30 years ago. Today, their stake in the business is worth $1.3 billion. Here’s how they did it.

Billionaire Clover Health CEO Vivek Garipalli’s Expletive-Ridden Tirade

With his health insurance company facing an army of short sellers and investigations from the SEC and DOJ, the pugnacious chief executive responded with an epic late-night meltdown.

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