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Regeneron's antibody drug as a “passive vaccine” to prevent COVID19: NIH study shows its efficacy in preventing infection in people exposed to coronavirus carriers or patients

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Matthew Herper

STAT

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Moderna vaccine fully protective against UK Covid strain, decreases 6X on South African strain but still protective. The Company to test a booster dose with current vaccine also to develop a new variant booster vaccine for S Africa strain

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CNBC

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Related: @SquawkCNBC, Moderna, Inc., New York Times

Merck ends Covid vaccine program (mechanism similar to Oxford-AstraZeneca and J&J vaccines) due to inferior immune responses, continues two oral antiviral drugs for Covid

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Reuters Staff

CNBC

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Biden to issue travel ban from South Africa, Brazil, UK, and some EU countries

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Stephanie Beasley

POLITICO

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CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky: COVID-19 vaccine distribution at pressure point right now, supply to increase dramatically by late March

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South China Morning Post: Back to Wuhan, one year after world’s first lockdown

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Han Huang

South China Morning Post


One year after Wuhan lockdown, restricted travel or regional lockdowns looming as new Covid cases surge in China

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Tanner Brown

MarketWatch

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Pfizer & BioNTech to supply 40 million Covid vaccine doses to COVAX Program, the global initiative by GAVI, CEPI and WHO to ensure "equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for all countries, regardless of income levels"

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Noah Higgins-Dunn

CNBC

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United Airlines CEO to mandate Covid vaccines for company’s employees

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Staff Writer

The Hill

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Pfizer completes enrolling 2,000 kids (age12 -15) in its COVID-19 vaccine study

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Mathematicians model who should get Covid vaccine first to maximize public health impact by age, vaccine efficacy, ability to block transmission, infection rate and the infection fatality rate by age, and other factors

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Kate M. Bubar

Science

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Russia’s Sputnik Covid vaccine approved in Hungary, UAE. Merkel - Germany to offer support in Sputnik vaccine development in EU

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Natasha Turak

CNBC

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Janet Woodcock, FDA veteran takes charge as Acting Commissioner following Commissioner Stephen Hahn's resignation

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Amber Tong

Endpoints News

Related: @ScottGottliebMD, @DrWoodcockFDA, New York Times

Biden acts to combat Covid pandemic: to sign 10 executive orders and invoke Defense Production Act

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Shannon Pettypiece

NBC

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Fauci: US to remain a WHO member and join global Covid vaccine plan

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Sam Meredith

CNBC

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Study shown Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine effective against UK Covid-19 variant

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Andrew Joseph

STAT

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Re-engage: Biden tapped Dr. Anthony Fauci to lead a U.S. delegation at the World Health Organization’s annual meeting this week, reversing President Trump’s plan to withdraw from the Organization

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Noah Higgins-Dunn

CNBC

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FDA approves Merck and Bayer's heart failure drug Verquvo

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Angus Liu

FiercePharma

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Soon-to-be CDC Head Rochelle Walensky interviewed by JAMA Network on future work at the Agency, coronavirus, vaccines, and antibody drugs

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New COVID variant found in Bavaria of Germany, different from the recently discovered variants in U.K. and South Africa.

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Deutsche Welle

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Regeneron says monoclonal antibodies prevent Covid-19 in study

26 Jan 2021, Matthew Herper, STAT


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26 Jan 2021, Staff Writer, CNBC


Moderna CEO on developing booster shots for South African Covid strain

25 Jan 2021, 2:28 PM, CNBC, YouTube


Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Retains Neutralizing Activity Against Emerging Variants First Identified in the U.K. and the Republic of South Africa

25 Jan 2021, 2:24 PM, Staff Writer, Moderna, Inc.


Merck ends COVID-19 vaccine program, cites inferior immune responses

25 Jan 2021, 1:16 PM, Staff Writer, Fox Business


CDC director predicts COVID-19 vaccine distribution will increase dramatically by late March

25 Jan 2021, 3:18 AM, Staff Writer, Fox News


Merck ends Covid vaccine program, citing inferior immune responses

25 Jan 2021, Reuters Staff, CNBC


Moderna Says Vaccine Still Protects Against Virus Variants

25 Jan 2021, Denise Grady, New York Times


Joe Biden to reinstate COVID-19 travel restrictions lifted by Donald Trump, impose South Africa ban

24 Jan 2021, Staff Writer, USA Today


Biden to ban travel from South Africa, reinstate restrictions on Brazil and U.K.

24 Jan 2021, Stephanie Beasley, POLITICO


Pandemic Lockdowns in China Loom Amid Weak Consumer Spending

23 Jan 2021, 4:43 PM, Tanner Brown, MarketWatch


A year after Wuhan lockdown, China sees small rise in COVID-19 cases

23 Jan 2021, 1:25 AM, Andrew Galbraith, Reuters


Albert Bourla On Ensuring Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

22 Jan 2021, 8:08 PM, AlbertBourla, pfizer


Pfizer and BioNTech Reach Agreement with COVAX for Advance Purchase of Vaccine to Help Combat COVID-19

22 Jan 2021, 8:04 PM, Staff Writer, pfizer


Pfizer finishes enrolling kids in its COVID-19 vaccine study

22 Jan 2021, 7:36 PM, Reuters Staff, yahoo


United Airlines CEO calls on companies to mandate COVID-19 vaccination

22 Jan 2021, 7:25 PM, Reuters Staff, Reuters


United Airlines CEO wants to make the vaccine mandatory for workers

22 Jan 2021, 7:23 PM, Staff Writer, The Hill


What’s life in Wuhan like a year after the world’s first lockdown?

22 Jan 2021, 5:15 PM, Han Huang, South China Morning Post


Pfizer to supply up to 40 million doses of Covid vaccine to Covax global immunization program

22 Jan 2021, Noah Higgins-Dunn, CNBC


United Airlines CEO wants to make Covid vaccines mandatory for the company's employees

22 Jan 2021, Leslie Josephs, CNBC