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Bloomberg: Failing to control the coronavirus pandemic wasn’t inevitable. The West has lessons to learn from Asia

There’s light at the end of the lockdown tunnel, provided the right lessons are learnt

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Lionel Laurent

Bloomberg


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Pfizer updated Covid vaccine effective rate: 95% (instead of earlier reported 90%), and it is safe. The Company to file for FDA approval 'within days.' Scott Gottlieb - "...you can effectively end the US epidemic..."

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Katie Thomas

New York Times

Related: @SquawkCNBC, @Mike_Pence, Fox News, @megtirrell, @pfizer, STAT, CNBC

FDA reportedly to commence vaccines advisory committee to meet on Dec. 8-10. Pfizer and biotech company Moderna both reported highly effective rate in their mRNA vaccine for Covid-19 (95% and 94.5% respectively)

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Meg Tirrell

CNBC


Moderna preliminary data shown its vaccine 94.5% effective in preventing Covid-19. ‘We could effectively end this pandemic in 2021’ with Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines - Dr. Scott Gottlieb

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Kevin Stankiewicz

CNBC


Elon Musk tested COVID both positive and negative, raises questions to SpaceX's astronauts launch this weekend

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Jackie Wattles

CNN

Related: @elonmusk, Fox Business, space.com

FDA grants EUA to Eli Lilly’s antibody drug for Covid-19

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New York Times

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Global markets rallied in response to news of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine 90% effective rate in preventing Covid-19, plus Joe Biden’s projected victory in the US election, led analysts to believe the two biggest tail risks for markets being reduced

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Elliot Smith

CNBC


"...We can see light at the end of the tunnel, a great day for science and humanity” Pfizer-BioNTech's vaccine shown more than 90% effectiveness of protection from Covid-19 28 days after the initial vaccination

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Sam Meredith

CNBC

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External Advisory Committee members disagree with FDA reviewers on the efficacy of Biogen’s Alzheimer drug: 1 Yes, 2 Uncertain, 8 No

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Damian Garde

STAT

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The number of US daily new Covid-19 cases jumped to 121,888

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Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center


Europe seeing an "explosion" of Covid-19 cases. Germany struggling to curb the surge, having nearly 20,000 new infections

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Deutsche Welle

DW.COM

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Ahead of November 6 Ad Com meeting, FDA reviewers on Biogen’s Alzheimer’s treatment aducanumab: “robust and exceptionally persuasive,” "substantial evidence of effectiveness to support approval,” and "“an acceptable safety profile"

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Damian Garde

STAT

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UK's NHS alerts doctors to prepare for rolling out of Covid-19 vaccine before Christmas. Chief of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine clinical trial raises hope of data before year end

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Nick Paul Taylor

Fierce Biotech

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Shanghai Fosun to file for approval of BioNTech's second COVID-19 vaccine in China, completing clinical trial for the first vaccine

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Bloomberg: Failing to control the coronavirus pandemic wasn’t inevitable. The West has lessons to learn from Asia

There’s light at the end of the lockdown tunnel, provided the right lessons are learnt

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Lionel Laurent

Bloomberg


WHO Director-General to self-quarantine after potential exposure to Covid-19

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Regeneron's clinical trial halted in severe Covid-19 patients (on high-flow oxygen or mechanical ventilation) per safety committee recommendation. Enrollment continues in less severe patients (not requiring oxygen or on low-flow oxygen)

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Ben Adams

Fierce Biotech

Related: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., MarketWatch

Crispr gene-editing technology found to induce unintended and unwanted changes in human embryos

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Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Related: @WSJ, Cell

Eli Lilly and Astrazeneca secure U.S. Army contracts for providing Covid-19 monoclonal antibody and vaccine, valued $312.5M and $286.93M respectively

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE


Moderna phase 3 Covid-19 clinical trial on track, with 30,000 participants fully enrolled, 37% diverse and 42% high-risk population. The Company preparing a global launch of Covid vaccine and received $1.1 billion in deposits for supply

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Manas Mishra

Reuters

Related: @megtirrell, Moderna, Inc.

Gilead 3Q sales up 17%, thanks to coronavirus treatment remdesivir

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Noah Higgins-Dunn

CNBC

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Pfizer to request coronavirus vaccine emergency use authorization ‘within days’

18 Nov 2020, 3:55 PM, Alexandria Hein, Fox News


New Pfizer Results: Coronavirus Vaccine Is Safe and 95% Effective

18 Nov 2020, Katie Thomas, New York Times


Pfizer says final data analysis shows Covid vaccine is 95% effective, plans to submit to FDA in days

18 Nov 2020, Berkeley Lovelace Jr., CNBC


FDA said to plan early December advisory meetings to discuss Covid-19 vaccines ahead of potential authorization

18 Nov 2020, Meg Tirrell, CNBC


Pfizer and BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine is 95% effective, full results show

18 Nov 2020, Damian Garde, STAT


‘We could effectively end this pandemic in 2021' with Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines

16 Nov 2020, Kevin Stankiewicz, CNBC


Musk says took four COVID-19 tests; two were positive, two negative

13 Nov 2020, 11:56 PM, Staff Writer, Fox Business


SpaceX's Elon Musk says he's tested positive for COVID-19 on eve of NASA astronaut launch

13 Nov 2020, 6:16 PM, Meghan Bartels, space.com


Elon Musk may have Covid-19, putting SpaceX's plan to launch astronauts this weekend into question

13 Nov 2020, Jackie Wattles, CNN


'This changes everything': What the vaccine news could mean for markets in 2021

10 Nov 2020, Elliot Smith, CNBC


Covid-19: Eli Lilly’s Antibody Treatment Gets Emergency F.D.A. Approval

10 Nov 2020, Staff Writer, New York Times


Dow futures surge 1,500 points on Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine news

09 Nov 2020, 1:41 PM, Chris Ciaccia, Fox Business


Pfizer’s Early Data Shows Vaccine Is More Than 90% Effective

09 Nov 2020, Katie Thomas, New York Times


Pfizer, BioNTech say Covid vaccine is more than 90% effective—'great day for science and humanity'

09 Nov 2020, Sam Meredith, CNBC


FDA okays Lilly's antibody treatment for Covid-19

09 Nov 2020, Maggie Fox, CNN


Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

06 Nov 2020, 2:14 PM, Staff Writer, Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center


Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

06 Nov 2020, 2:09 PM, Staff Writer, Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center


Coronavirus digest: Germany breaks new record with nearly 20,000 new infections

06 Nov 2020, 1:39 PM, Deutsche Welle, DW.COM


Expert panel clashes with FDA at meeting on Biogen Alzheimer's treatment

06 Nov 2020, Damian Garde, STAT


Why Germany's coronavirus strategy doesn't appear to be working this time around

06 Nov 2020, Vicky Mckeever, CNBC