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Top Stories for Week of September 14, 2020

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After a shocking clinical trial halt, AstraZeneca gets approval to keep dosing its Oxford COVID19 vaccine, but only in the UK. The University of Oxford said it was moving ahead… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of September 7, 2020

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Pfizer sees data for COVID-19 vaccine’s efficacy by end of October. Amid the frantic race for a COVID-19 vaccine, Pfizer may have early efficacy results in just a matter of weeks. During a digital event Thursday,… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of August 17, 2020

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Trump says US has deal with Moderna for 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine. The Trump administration last week announced that it has reached a deal with the biotechnology company… Read more »

US Senate joins House to pass sweeping new health bill; could be the last bi-partisan act of Congress for quite a while

The US Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday (December 7, 2016) to support sweeping legislation that will reshape the way the Food and Drug Administration approves new medicines. It will also… Read more »

HHS Can’t Wait for Congress; Shifts $81 Million from NIH for Zika Fight

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has shifted $81 million in funds from other projects to continue work on developing vaccines to fight the Zika virus in the absence of… Read more »