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Singapore Covid cases re-surge, government tightens restrictions, business impact looming

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Dewey Sim

South China Morning Post

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UK study found Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca vaccines "Highly Effective" against UK and India Covid variants

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MHRA (UK gov)

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Legend Biotech announces EMA acceptance of Marketing Authorisation Application (MAA) for approval of ciltacabtagene autoleucel (cilta-cel) for relapsed and/or refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) indication

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Bristol Myers' major strides in new cancer drugs, #ASCO

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Amirah Al Idrus

Fierce Biotech

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Yahoo Finance: COVID vaccines billionaires

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BioNTech CEO Ugur Sahin: vaccine to be 70% - 75% effective in protecting against infections of Indian Covid variant

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Facing calls for donation, US to send 80 million doses Covid vaccines to abroad. China has shipped 252MM doses to overseas (42% of total production), EU 111 million doses (1/3 of total production)

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Daniel E. Slotnik

New York Times

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Reuters: G20 nations stay away from backing a comprehensive COVID vaccine patent waiver, propose "voluntary licensing, technology and knowledge transfer, and patent-pooling," AKA "patent-pooling"

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Francesco Guarascio

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Singapore Covid cases re-surge, government tightens restrictions, business impact looming

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Dewey Sim

South China Morning Post

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Businesses fathom and cautionly react to CDC's de-mask guidelines

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Megan Cerullo

CBS News

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Study found delaying the 2nd shot of the BioNTech-Pfizer mRNA vaccine from 3-week to 12-week boosts peak antibody levels for 3.5X

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Heidi Ledford

Nature

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New CDC mask guidance likely to encourage more Americans to get Covid vaccine

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Kevin Stankiewicz

CNBC


US supports wavering patent for COVID-19 vaccines. Shares of key Covid vaccine makers drop sharply

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Amanda Macias

CNBC

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Opinion: COVID vaccines: time to confront anti-vax aggression - Halting the spread of the coronavirus will require a high-level counteroffensive against new destructive forces

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Peter Hotez

Nature

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In Covid-19 crisis, India reports 350K new cases on Saturday

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Manveena Suri

CNN


India experiencing ‘tsunami’ of COVID-19 cases, with one COVID-19 death in every four minutes in its capital city Delhi

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Nilanjana Bhowmick

National Geographic

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FDA and CDC lift pause on J&J Covid vaccine, may add a warning about the risk of very rare but severe blood clots to the label

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CDC advisors meet today to consider whether or not to resume rollout of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine, while investigating two new blood clotting incidents: a death in Oregon and a hospitalization in Texas

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Kanishka Singh

Reuters


FDA pauses J&J’s Covid-19 vaccine due to rare blood clotting events in six women. FDA: "As of 4/12, 6.8m+ doses of the J&J vaccine have been administered in the U.S."

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Berkeley Lovelace Jr.

CNBC

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Delay in Australia COVID-19 vaccination rollout after AstraZeneca shots restricted to 50 years and older (due to risk of rare cases of blood clots), while people under the age of 50 to take Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

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Paulina Duran

Reuters


Regeneron's COVID-19 antibody cocktail shown to prevent symptomatic infections in people exposed to Covid-19 patients, with 72% protection during the first week and 93% protection after that. The Company to seek FDA approval for prevention

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Vaccines highly effective against B.1.617.2 variant after 2 doses

24 May 2021, 1:30 PM, Staff Writer, MHRA (UK gov)


Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca vaccines effective against COVID variants

24 May 2021, 1:26 PM, Rebecca Falconer, Axios


Legend Biotech : Announces EMA Acceptance of the MAA for Cilta-Cel for RRMM (Form 6-K)

20 May 2021, 7:16 PM, Staff Writer, marketscreener


#ASCO21: Bristol Myers takes home the win in 1st late-stage study for LAG-3 pathway, setting up a US filing

20 May 2021, 6:54 PM, Kyle Blankenship, Endpoints News


ASCO: Bristol Myers, leading the LAG-3 pack, posts phase 3 melanoma data for Opdivo-boosting relatlimab

20 May 2021, 6:46 PM, Amirah Al Idrus, Fierce Biotech


COVID vaccines mint new billionaires as BioNTech and Moderna CEOs' wealth soars

20 May 2021, 6:34 PM, Staff Writer, yahoo


Coronavirus: EU secures 1.8 billion doses of BioNTech-Pfizer COVID vaccine

20 May 2021, 6:31 PM, Deutsche Welle, DW.COM


BioNTech CEO says vaccine 70-75% effective for India variant

20 May 2021, 5:28 PM, Reuters Staff, Reuters


Turkey to get 120 million COVID-19 vaccine doses: BioNTech's Şahin

20 May 2021, 4:18 PM, Daily Sabah, Daily Sabah


Bristol-Myers (BMY) Teams Up With Agenus for Antibody Program

19 May 2021, 6:50 PM, Staff Writer, yahoo


U.S. confronted by calls for larger effort in vaccine exports

18 May 2021, 2:12 PM, Marisa Fernandez, Axios


EXCLUSIVE G20 snubs COVID patent waiver, waters down pledge on WHO’s funding

18 May 2021, Francesco Guarascio, Reuters


Covid Live Updates: U.S. Help Is Falling Short in Global Vaccine Drive, Experts Say

18 May 2021, Daniel E. Slotnik, New York Times


U.S. will send 20M more vaccine doses overseas

17 May 2021, Staff Writer, POLITICO


Vaccinated Americans have CDC's OK to de-mask. Businesses say not so fast.

14 May 2021, 8:05 PM, Megan Cerullo, CBS News


Delaying a COVID vaccine’s second dose boosts immune response

14 May 2021, 7:27 PM, Heidi Ledford, Nature


Singapore-Cruising Operators React to Government’s COVID-19 Alert

14 May 2021, 11:19 AM, Maria Romanenko, cruiseindustrynews


New CDC mask guidelines shock businesses, city

14 May 2021, 3:55 AM, Courtney Sisk, WISN


CDC's U-turn on mask-wearing puts businesses in a bind

14 May 2021, 12:35 AM, Richard Clough, Crain's Detroit Business


New CDC mask guidance may spur more Americans to get Covid vaccine, says Dr. Scott Gottlieb

14 May 2021, Kevin Stankiewicz, CNBC