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Regeneron's antibody drug shown one single dose provides COVID protection for up to 8 months, potentially an alternative for people who are hesitant to get vaccines

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Pfizer's Covid drug combined with HIV drug shown cutting the risk of hospitalization or death by 89%. Gottlieb: Covid pandemic could be over in the US by January

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Boston-based synthetic biology company Ginkgo Bioworks reportedly committed "a Frankenstein mash-up of the worst frauds," based upon a report of Scorpion Capital

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The 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine awarded to David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian, two American scientists for their research in sensing heat, cold, touch and bodily movements

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Ivana Kottasová

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Mercks' oral Covid drug shown cutting the risk of hospitalization and death by 50% in unvaccinated people. The companies to seek emergency use authorization in US

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Editas Medicine reports early results of CRISPR Gene-Editing clinical trial showing encouraging “signals” of efficacy, yet disappointed investors view the data as "mixed at best" sending gene editing stocks down

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BioNTech-Pfizer Covid vaccine shown safe and generated robust immune response in kids ages 5 to 11 in a clinical trial of 2200 children. A smaller dose of 10 μg (instead of the regular 30 μg for people 12 and older) was used in this study

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Berkeley Lovelace Jr.

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Two senior FDA leaders and vaccine experts to leave the Agency, citing frustration with CDC and White House for interference with FDA’s vaccine decision making process

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Zachary Brennan

Endpoints News

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CNBC: developing mRNA vaccine in record time - story of Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech

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Lilly & Boehringer: Jardiance lowered 21% risk in distolic heart failure in a landmark study of 6000 patients. FDA just approved this drug last week for systolic heart failure

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Madeleine Armstrong

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Full approval granted to BioNTech-Pfizer’s Covid vaccine by FDA for patients age 16 and up

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BioNTech Q2 vaccine sales soared to $6.24 billion, expect 2021 total sales to be $18.7 billion. The Company and partner Pfizer have supplied more than 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses worldwide so far

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Ludwig Burger

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Moderna's COVID vaccine shown durable efficacy of 93% at 6-month (vs. BioNTech-Pfizer 83.7%). The Company also developing 3 booster candidates, all 3 showed robust antibody responses against Gamma, Beta, and Delta variants in a phase 2 study

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Biotech company Vaxart to start a phase 2 study of S-Only oral COVID vaccine. The Company completed a phase 1 study for its S+N vaccine. New data shows S-Only version yields stronger immune response than S+N

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‘Fast and furious’: Israel to give 1.5M seniors booster shot of Covid vaccine in 8 days. President Herzog and his wife have both received booster shots

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CDC: delta variant as contagious as chickenpox. Covid vaccine can cut risk of severe disease and death “10-fold or greater” and reduce the risk of infection “3-fold”

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Batteled by setbacks, controversies, and money-lossing sales, AstraZeneca re-evaluates its COVID vaccine business. The Company to file for FDA approval by the end of 2021

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Study shown BioNTech-Pfizer's Covid vaccine effectiveness drops to 84% after six months. Company says third dose 'strongly' boosts protection against Delta variant, and pushes to immunize school age kids

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Anjalee Khemlani

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Pfizer posts $7.8 billion sales in Covid vaccine for Q2, expects 2021 full year sales for the vaccine to be $33.5 billion

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Berkeley Lovelace Jr.

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CDC to recommend fully vaccinated people wearing masks indoors in Covid hot spots

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Berkeley Lovelace Jr.

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Regeneron says single dose of Covid antibody cocktail provides long-term protection

08 Nov 2021 • 9:06 AM EST, CNBC, YouTube


Regeneron's COVID antibody drug shows protection for up to 8 months

07 Nov 2021 • 7:00 PM EST, Reuters Staff, Reuters


Pfizer board member Gottlieb says the Covid pandemic could be over in the U.S. by January

04 Nov 2021 • 8:00 PM EDT, Robert Towey, CNBC


Covid Live Updates: Pfizer Says Its Antiviral Pill Is Highly Effective

04 Nov 2021 • 8:00 PM EDT, Rebecca Robbins, New York Times


Regeneron earnings boosted by $804 million in sales of COVID antibody treatment

03 Nov 2021 • 8:00 PM EDT, Ciara Linnane, MarketWatch


GINKGO BIOWORKS INVESTIGATION: Block & Leviton Is Investigating Ginkgo Bioworks Holdings For Potential Securities Law Violations; Investors Who Have Lost Money Are Encouraged to Contact the Firm

06 Oct 2021 • 1:45 PM EDT, Block, yahoo


Ginkgo Bioworks plunges 24% after short-seller calls it a 'Frankenstein mash-up of the worst frauds'

06 Oct 2021 • 1:38 PM EDT, Finanzen.Net Gmbh, markets.businessinsider.com


How chili peppers helped Nobel Prize winners understand how we feel heat

03 Oct 2021 • 8:00 PM EDT, Ivana Kottasová, CNN


Nobel Prize Awarded for Research About Temperature and Touch

03 Oct 2021 • 8:00 PM EDT, Benjamin Mueller, New York Times


Moderna and BioNTech plummet more than 15% following news of Merck's COVID-19 antiviral pill

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Merck says its new Covid pill reduces the risk of hospitalization, death by half for some patients

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EDIT Stock Firestorm Continues After CRISPR Gene-Editing Drug Underwhelms

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Editas Early Data for CRISPR Therapy EDIT-101 Shows Efficacy “Signals” in Two Patients

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After long wait, Editas reveals first data for CRISPR gene editing treatment

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Pfizer And BioNTech Say Vaccine Trial For Kids Shows Its Safe And Effective

19 Sep 2021 • 8:00 PM EDT, Jaclyn Diaz, NPR - National Public Radio


Pfizer says its Covid vaccine is safe and generates robust immune response in kids ages 5 to 11

19 Sep 2021 • 8:00 PM EDT, Berkeley Lovelace Jr., CNBC


Biology Starts to Get a Technological Makeover

16 Sep 2021 • 8:00 PM EDT, Steve Lohr, New York Times


BREAKING: In a major blow to vaccine efforts, senior FDA leaders stepping down

31 Aug 2021 • 3:13 PM EDT, Zachary Brennan, Endpoints News


Two senior FDA vaccine regulators are stepping down

30 Aug 2021 • 8:00 PM EDT, Berkeley Lovelace Jr., CNBC


ESC 2021 – Jardiance blows Entresto out of the water

27 Aug 2021 • 8:00 PM EDT, Madeleine Armstrong, Vantage