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Top Stories for the Week of November 16, 2020

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Pfizer, BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine shockingly effective in trials, but will effectiveness and safety hold up after widespread distribution? Pfizer Inc. (NYC) and partner BioNTech SE’s (Mainz DEU) highly effectual COVID-19… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of November 2, 2020

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As elections draw near, US breaks record for new coronavirus cases. After fighting the coronavirus for eight months, the US recorded over 99,000 new cases on Friday–a global record–according to… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of October 26, 2020

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Gilead’s remdesivir first to gain FDA approval for COVID-19 patients. The US Food and Drug Administration approved remdesivir (Veklury) on Thursday for treating hospitalized COVID-19 patients, a first for the disease that… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of September 12, 2020

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President Trump released from hospital after COVID-19 diagnosis; doctors add steroid used in treating more severe patients. President Trump, eager to demonstrate that his coronavirus infection was a speed bump… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of October 5, 2020

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Trump hospitalized with COVID-19 diagnosis; doctors add steroid used in treating more severe patients. As most of the world is now aware, President Donald Trump was hospitalized Friday evening after… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of September 28, 2020

J&J presents Phase 1/2a data indicating single-dose vaccine provokes strong immune response. A single dose of Johnson & Johnson’s (New Brunswick NJ) experimental COVID-19 vaccine produced a strong immune response against… Read more »

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 August 31, 2020

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Coronavirus reinfections raise concerns about immunity. Researchers for the first time have identified someone in the US who was reinfected with the novel coronavirus, according to a study that has… 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 »