A nurse holds a one-dose bottle and a prepared syringe of the measles, mumps, and rubella virus vaccine made by Merck at the Utah County Health Department on April 29, 2019 in Provo, Utah. George Frey | fake pictures Pharmaceutical giant Merck beat Wall Street expectations in the second quarter …Read More »
Modern in Cambridge, MA, shown on February 28, 2020. David L. Ryan | The Boston Globe via Getty Images A Moderna board member resigned to avoid any “potential or even apparent conflict of interest” during the company’s phase three trial for its potential coronavirus vaccine, the company announced Thursday. Dr. …Read More »
On Thursday, President Donald Trump continued to push for schools to reopen as fall approaches, regardless of the state of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States, adding that keeping schools closed “is also causing death.” Trump called on Democrats to work with Republicans to pass the latest coronavirus relief …Read More »
A laboratory technician visually inspects a vial filled with remdesivir of the investigational coronavirus disease drug (COVID-19) at a Gilead Sciences facility in La Verne, California. Gilead Sciences | via REUTERS Gilead Sciences sales fell 10% in the second quarter from a year earlier, as the coronavirus pandemic weakened demand …Read More »
The FDA says it would phase out a coronavirus vaccine as long as it is safe and at least 50% effective.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Stephen M. Hahn testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the Trump Administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, at Capitol Hill, Washington, DC on June 23, 2020. Kevin Dietsch | Pool via Reuters The Food and Drug Administration would authorize a …Read More »