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U.S. will have supply to vaccinate 300 million by summer’s end, Biden says

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STAT - Biden plans to purchase enough vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna to fully vaccinate 300 million Americans by the end of summer...

Moderna says its vaccine is less effective against one coronavirus variant

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STAT - Moderna is studying whether booster doses could be necessary after finding its vaccine was less effective against one coronavirus...

  • Moderna is studying adding booster doses to its vaccine regimen after finding its Covid-19 vaccine was less effective against a coronavirus variant that was first identified in South Africa. https://t.co/J5IYumzgcN

Moderna Covid-19 vaccine is less potent against variant but still protective

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STAT - Moderna is studying whether booster doses could be necessary after finding its vaccine was less effective against one coronavirus...

  • Moderna is studying adding booster doses to its vaccine regimen after finding its Covid-19 vaccine was less potent against a coronavirus variant that was first identified in South Africa. https://t.co/CilY9hIaRI

In a major setback, Merck to stop developing its Covid-19 vaccines – STAT

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STAT - Merck announced it is stopping development of both of the current formulations of the Covid-19 vaccines the company was working...

  • Merck said it will stop developing both of the current formulations of the Covid-19 vaccines the company was working on, citing inadequate immune responses to the shots. https://t.co/a5epdDOXVK

Moderna Covid-19 vaccine is less potent against variant but still protective

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STAT - Moderna is studying whether booster doses could be necessary after finding its vaccine was less effective against one coronavirus...

  • UPDATED: Moderna’s vaccine is less potent against one coronavirus variant but still protective, company says https://t.co/FU6RwOtSWr

A growing share of lung cancer is turning up in never-smokers – STAT

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STAT - Scientists disagree whether the number of lung cancer patients who never smoked is increasing, but the proportion who never did clearly...

Aurinia’s FDA approval comes with label offering stronger patent protection

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STAT - The approval of a new drug for lupus nephritis is good news for patients, but the natutre of the approval is sure to be...

  • UPDATED: Aurinia secures FDA drug approval for autoimmune kidney disease, with label offering stronger patent protection https://t.co/58MOOa8Dt0

Covid tests are complicated. A guide to understanding types and trade-offs

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STAT - You’ve probably heard many terms used to describe Covid-19 tests. But what are these tests, how do they work, and how accurate are...

EU Ombudsman probes failure to disclose Covid-19 vaccine contracts

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STAT - “Transparency is crucial for informed public debate, democratic accountability, and public trust,” said Corporate Europe...

  • "Transparency is crucial for informed public debate, democratic accountability, and public trust,” said Olivier Hoedeman of Corporate Europe Observatory. https://t.co/t2p3rnGB0w

Regeneron says monoclonal antibodies prevent Covid-19 in study

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STAT - While full data have not been released, infections in volunteers who received the antibody also appeared to be less...