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What to know about Biden’s proposed COVID-19 vaccine patent waivers

The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it will support patent waivers for COVID-19 vaccines as part of a global effort to boost supplies in poorer countries. Here’s what you should know: Question: What did President Joe Biden propose? Answer: The Biden administration announced its support for a global proposal to lift intellectual property protections for… Read More »

Emergent CEO sold more than $10 million in stock before scrapping J&J COVID-19 vaccine doses: report

Emergent BioSolutions has faced a number of back-to-back PR crises since production issues at its Baltimore facility placed the company under intense scrutiny. The CDMO’s stock price has tumbled as a result, but it appears CEO Robert Kramer cashed out some of his shares just in time.  Citing SEC filings, Kramer sold more than $ 10 million worth… Read More »

Ex-Biden health advisor: Nations halting AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine acting on emotion, not data

Countries suspending the use of AstraZeneca‘s Covid vaccine appear to responding to citizens’ personal fears, not scientific data supporting such a step, Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel told CNBC on Tuesday. Germany, France and a growing list of other European nations have in recent days paused the use of AstraZeneca’s vaccine, developed alongside the University of Oxford, over blood clot concerns.… Read More »

Covid vaccine skepticism will prevent U.S. from reaching normalcy, ICU doctor says

A new poll found that 49% of Republican men said they won’t get vaccinated for Covid-19 and Dr. Vin Gupta said that “will determine the trajectory of this pandemic” to the detriment of all Americans. “All forecasts right now say that we’re going to be past the worst of this with normalcy by say end… Read More »