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Top Stories for Week of September 21, 2020

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Trump disputes, discredits CDC health officials; sees mass vaccinations by end of year. During a Senate hearing last Wednesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s director, Dr. Robert Redfield,… Read more »

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 24, 2020

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Top FDA official in charge of overseeing new COVID-19 vaccines says he’ll resign if agency is pressured into a premature approval. A top US health regulator who will help decide… 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 »

Top Stories for Week of August 10, 2020

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Pfizer to help manufacture Gilead’s remdesivir for COVID-19. Pfizer Inc. (NYC) on Friday said it inked a multiyear agreement to make COVID-19 treatment remdesivir for developer Gilead Sciences Inc. (Foster… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of July 27, 2020

California, Florida report record numbers of daily COVID-19 deaths; CDC says rates likely 10 times higher than reported. The US came just shy of breaking its single-day record for new… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of June 8, 2020

White House picks five COVID-19 vaccine candidates for Warp Speed initiative. The Trump administration has chosen five companies as the most likely contenders to produce a vaccine for the coronavirus, senior officials… Read more »

In a seeming role-reversal, FDA steps up action over Thanksgiving week while EMA goes on holiday.

Although usually thought of as a well-deserved respite from governmental rulings, the US Food and Drug Administration seized on Thanksgiving week as a demonstration of its zeal to pump out… Read more »

FDA goes on a rulings binge

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FDA ROUNDUP: In one of the busiest rulings binges of the year, the US Food and Drug Administration last week approved an assortment of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, an AI algorithm… Read more »