“We are immediately getting them all of the pre-prepared transition briefing materials,” Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told reporters.
AstraZeneca’s vaccine appears to have an advantage when it comes to storage, affordability and distribution, Jefferies analysts said.
Operation Warp Speed chief adviser Dr. Moncef Slaoui has “been informed” not to share vaccine information outside of the Trump administration, he tells NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday.
Public health specialists and epidemiologists are sounding the alarm that Thanksgiving could worsen an already severe outbreaks nationwide.
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The U.S. reported more than 170,100 new cases of the virus on Wednesday, the second-highest one-day spike reported to date, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
“We are not there with vaccines yet. We will get there, but we’re not there,” Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO’s health emergencies program, said.
Sweden appears to be changing tack and implementing stricter measures as a second wave of infections takes hold and hospitalizations rise.
Moderna said preliminary phase three trial data shows its coronavirus vaccine is more than 94% effective in preventing Covid-19.
White House advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said that Trump should begin working with president-elect Joe Biden’s transition team on the pandemic response.
“We are pecking out on our ability to continue to treat patients based on our staffing limitations,” Rich Rasmussen, CEO of the Montana Hospital Association, said.
Teladoc is on the way to disrupting health care, and its stock appears to be in a good position for a bullish trade, says TradingAnalysis.com’s Todd Gordon.
Hospitals in Wisconsin, parts of Texas, Utah and the Dakotas are currently overwhelmed, former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said.
Bourla is not the first pharmaceutical or biotech executive to cash in on his company’s stock gains during the pandemic.
Obamacare seemed likely to withstand its third challenge at the Supreme Court after Roberts and Kavanaugh expressed an unwillingness to strike it down.
Obamacare will face its third test at the Supreme Court before the most conservative panel of justices on the bench in decades.
Biden will not be sworn into office until Jan. 20, when epidemiologists and medical experts say the country could be in a dire situation with the pandemic.
Dr. Megan Ranney, an emergency physician and professor at Brown University, said that “the worst days of the pandemic are almost certainly still ahead of us.”
Many front-line medical workers expected that the coronavirus would be a top priority for voters, and that Biden would win by a landslide.
Sony said its new PS5 game console won’t be sold in stores due to the spread of coronavirus, so customers should plan to buy online.
“I don’t think people are adhering to lockdown like they were at the start,” said David Cain, a consultant for the U.K.’s National Health Service.
“There’ll be parts of the country that get very pressed,” the former FDA chief told CNBC on Tuesday.
“If we had instant, systematic testing, we wouldn’t be here. We wouldn’t be talking now about the pandemic,” said Nassim Taleb, author of “Black Swan.”
Instead, New York will require travelers to get tested for Covid-19 before traveling, and again within three days of entering the state.
President Donald Trump’s campaign rallies led to more than 30,000 coronavirus cases, according to a new paper posted by researchers at Stanford.
“We don’t have any, quote unquote, miracle drugs,” Dr. Bill Schaffner, an epidemiologist at Vanderbilt University, said.
Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier told CNBC on Thursday that people will still have to practice mask wearing and social distancing “for the foreseeable future.”
Adm. Brett Giroir acknowledged that increased testing alone cannot explain the surge in cases, even as President Donald Trump attributes the surge to testing alone and continues to downplay the outbreak.