Pascal Soriot, AstraZeneca CEO (David Zorrakino/Europa Press via AP)

As­traZeneca wins fed­er­al class-ac­tion suit, judge dis­miss­es share­hold­er­s' mis­lead­ing claims

As­traZeneca nev­er got its Covid-19 vac­cine au­tho­rized in the US, and while share­hold­ers have tried tak­ing the UK phar­ma to court, a judge has now squashed that ef­fort.

Fed­er­al Judge Paul Oetken of the US South­ern Dis­trict of New York ap­proved the phar­ma com­pa­ny’s mo­tion Mon­day to dis­miss a class ac­tion suit. The law­suit al­leged the com­pa­ny made mis­lead­ing state­ments about the clin­i­cal test­ing of its Covid-19 vac­cine can­di­date AZD1222.

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