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

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CNBC

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Monkeypox cases spreading in 20 countries of Europe, North America, and South America. The World Health Organization describes the epidemic as “containable”

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Maria Cheng

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Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid vaccine shown a booster (third) shot in children of 5 to 11 years had 36X increase in Omicron neutralizing titers, and other increased immune responses. The companies to seek FDA authorization

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Julia Musto

Fox News

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Renowned Harvard stem cell scientist to head Vertex Pharmaceuticals' type 1 diabetes drug that may cure the disease

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Covid: as US cases decline and restrictions ease, Europe and Asia see cases surging with China re-instates lockdown in some areas and cities

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Erik Ortiz

NBC

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Moderna reports big 4Q 2021 earnings: $7.2 billion in revenue & $11.29 in EPS, beating Wall Street expectations. The Company expects $19 billion Covid vaccine sales for 2022. European Medicines Agency issues positive opinion for use in children

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For doctors, there are a few treatment options now for Covid, namely anti-inflammatory steroid dexamethasone, antiviral, and monoclonal antibody

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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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New York Times

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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

CNN

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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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Chloe Taylor

CNBC

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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.

CNBC

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

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Berkeley Lovelace Jr.

CNBC

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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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Monkeypox

27 May 2022 • 5:18 PM EDT, Staff Writer, CDC


WHO: Nearly 200 cases of monkeypox in more than 20 countries

27 May 2022 • 8:21 AM EDT, Maria Cheng, AP - The Associated Press


EU in talks for common purchase of vaccine, antiviral against monkeypox

26 May 2022 • 8:00 PM EDT, Simon Johnson Natalie Grover, Reuters


Health officials scramble to raise monkeypox awareness ahead of Pride Month

26 May 2022 • 8:00 PM EDT, Helen Branswell, STAT


Pfizer, BioNTech will ask FDA to authorize COVID booster for healthy kids ages 5-11

14 Apr 2022, Julia Musto, Fox News


Pfizer and BioNTech Announce Data Demonstrating High Immune Response Following a Booster Dose of their COVID-19 Vaccine in Children 5 Through 11 Years of Age

14 Apr 2022 • 11:09 AM EDT, Staff Writer, pfizer


Doug Melton to reunite with his Semma collaborators at Vertex to develop 'curative cell therapies'

05 Apr 2022 • 5:06 PM EDT, Kyle LaHucik, Endpoints News


New Zealand reports 21,616 new COVID-19 community cases

15 Mar 2022 • 12:35 PM EDT, Staff Writer, poandpo


How Hong Kong went from 'zero-Covid' to the world's highest death rate

15 Mar 2022 • 6:11 AM EDT, Ezra Cheung, NBC


China’s Covid Lockdowns Set to Further Disrupt Global Supply Chains

14 Mar 2022 • 8:00 PM EDT, Keith Bradsher, New York Times