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5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday

Aug 07, 2020 , CNBC Health
U.S. stock futures trimmed losses Thursday after the government reported better-than-expected data for jobless...
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Trump signs executive order requiring government to buy 'essential' drugs from U.S. companies

Aug 07, 2020 , CNBC Health
The president is expected to sign the order during his trip to Ohio, White House trade advisor Peter Navarro...
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These 3 Covid-19 vaccines have been in the news. Here's what you need to know about them

Aug 06, 2020 , CNN Health
The US government is pouring billions into Covid-19 vaccines, and candidates from three companies are moving along quickly: Moderna, Pfizer and Novavax....
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Operation Warp Speed adviser says media criticism slows coronavirus fight

Aug 05, 2020 , CNN Health
Critical media reporting about Operation Warp Speed, the federal government's effort to speed development of drugs, vaccines and other measures to fight the coronavirus pandemic, is distracting people working on the project, its chief adviser says....
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U.S. government begins two trials testing Eli Lilly's coronavirus antibody drug

Aug 05, 2020 , CNBC Health
The trials, called ACTIV-2 and ACTIV-3, will look at U.S. drugmaker Eli Lilly's experimental treatment known as LY-CoV555, which is being developed in partnership with Canadian biotech company...
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Novavax Stock Jumps 8.5% After ‘Positive’ Early Results For Its Coronavirus Vaccine

Aug 05, 2020 , Forbes
The Maryland-based biotech company received a $1.6 billion deal from the federal government for its experimental coronavirus vaccine....
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90-minute tests that detect Covid-19 and other viruses to be rolled out in UK

Aug 04, 2020 , CNN Health
The British government has procured "millions" of two separate coronavirus tests that can detect not only coronavirus but several other viruses common in autumn, winter and spring, the UK's Department of Health said Monday....
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Aug 04, 2020 , CNN Health
According to the UK's Department of Health, the British government has procured "millions" of two separate coronavirus tests that can detect not only coronavirus but several other viruses, providing "on-the-spot results in under 90 minutes." Dr. Ashish Jha, Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, says the US has the ability to do the same thing....
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Watch live: Dr. Fauci and other top health officials testify on plan to contain the coronavirus

Aug 01, 2020 , CNBC Health
The House Select Subcommittee is holding a hearing with Dr. Anthony Fauci and other key Trump administration health officials on the U.S. government's plan to contain the...
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Glaxo, Sanofi to partner on $2 billion Operation Warp Speed coronavirus vaccine contract

Aug 01, 2020 , CNN Health
Drug giants GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi Pasteur said Friday they had won a commitment from the US federal government to pay up to $2.1 billion to help the two companies move forward with their proposed joint coronavirus vaccine as part of Operation Warp Speed....
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U.S. agrees to pay Sanofi and GSK $2.1 billion for 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine

Aug 01, 2020 , CNBC Health
The agreement with Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKelin is the government's second in less than two weeks for 100 million doses of...
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UK PM Boris Johnson postpones easing of coronavirus lockdown measures in England

Aug 01, 2020 , CNBC Health
The move comes after the government imposed restrictions across swathes of northern England following a rise in the rate of...
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The Government’s ‘Shark Tank’-Style Coronavirus Testing Challenge Awards $250M To 7 Companies

Aug 01, 2020 , Forbes
The National Institutes of Health negotiated contracts with companies including Mammoth Biosciences and Ginkgo Bioworks to help scale up their Covid-19 testing technologies....
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Jul 31, 2020 , CNN Health
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen talks to Dr. Moncef Slaoui, chief adviser to "Operation Warp Speed," the federal government's Covid-19 vaccine program, about when Americans can expect a vaccine to be available and how effective it could be....
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Medi-Cal Agency’s New Head Wants to Tackle Disparities and Racism

Jul 31, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Will Lightbourne, the new director of the California Department of Health Care Services, says government must address the racial disparities laid bare by COVID-19 and improve care for the state’s most vulnerable...
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Former doctor launches contact tracing app to support the NHS

Jul 31, 2020 , Mobile Health News
The new app will help businesses across the UK open safely and meet all government...
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Operation Warp Speed leader says he expects coronavirus vaccine to be highly effective, 'in the 90%' range

Jul 31, 2020 , CNN Health
Moncef Slaoui, head of the government's effort to develop a vaccine against Covid-19, says he expects the vaccine to have efficacy rates "in the 90%" range -- but that there might not be enough vaccine available for all Americans until the end of next year....
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Trump says U.S. is sending Texas 500 cases of remdesivir as coronavirus deaths hit record

Jul 30, 2020 , CNBC Health
President Donald Trump said the U.S. government is sending Texas 500 cases of antiviral drug remdesivir as coronavirus deaths in the state hit record...
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UK government to encourage doctors in England to prescribe bikes for patients

Jul 29, 2020 , CNBC Health
The plans were unveiled on Tuesday and come amid a drive to improve public...
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Moderna shares jump after U.S. ups funding for coronavirus vaccine by $472 million

Jul 28, 2020 , CNBC Health
Moderna shares jumped after the biotech company announced it received an additional $472 million from the U.S. government to support the development of its potential coronavirus...
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