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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 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 »

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 July 20, 2020

COVID-19 cases surge in US, elsewhere, with no end in sight; mask wearing, school openings still contentious. Divided Americans clashed anew over mask mandates and the reopening of schools on… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of May 18, 2020

COVID-19 cases slacken in US, but as more states reopen, the future is shaky. More than two-thirds of US states have lifted or relaxed restrictions on business and public life… Read more »