'The Top Line' podcast: How biopharma is tackling the monkeypox outbreak, insight on nominations for our Fierce 15 list, plus this week's headlines

When unnamed Bloomberg sources said Dexcom is in talks to buy Insulet in what could be the year's biggest medtech megamerger, stock prices went wild. And the American Society for Clinical Oncology annual meeting, the biggest cancer conference, will be held in June, but we have early news to share. Also under discussion is the new monkeypox outbreak, what the treatment options are and why health officials don’t seem concerned. Lastly, nominations are finally open for the annual Fierce 15 competition. We'll hear from the judges about what it takes to make your nomination stand out from the rest.

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The Top Line is produced by senior multimedia producer Teresa Carey with editor-in-chief Tracy Staton, managing editor Querida Anderson and senior editors Annalee Armstrong, Ben Adams, Conor Hale and Eric Sagonowsky. The sound engineer is Caleb Hodgson. The stories are by all our “Fierce” journalists.

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