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MPR Weekly Dose Podcast Episode 63

On the first MPR pod of 2021 we cover the latest COVID-19 vaccine news including admin. scheduling and production; A diagnostics test that may be giving false negative results; Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws an indication for Opdivo; And experts vote on the best diets for 2021.

Saxenda Approved for Obesity in Adolescent Patients

The FDA has approved Saxenda® (liraglutide; Novo Nordisk) as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management in patients aged 12 years and older with body weight >60kg and an initial BMI corresponding to ≥30kg/m2 for adults (obese).