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After FDA green lights a second COVID booster, official says another could come in the fall

A few hours after the FDA authorized a fourth dose of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines, one of its top experts hinted that a …

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AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca’s Evusheld becomes first FDA-authorized COVID antibody to protect the immunocompromised before exposure

People in the U.S. with conditions that prevent them from building immunity with COVID-19 vaccines will soon have a way to get adequate protection from …

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BioNTech

What would Medicare price negotiations bring to the US? Look to Europe, Lilly CEO Ricks says

When posed with the decades-old question of how drug price reform would affect their operations in the U.S., pharma execs have a ready-made response: Reducing …

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COVID-19

Researchers retract preprint study that miscalculated higher heart inflammation risk for Moderna, Pfizer COVID vaccines

In the past few weeks, anti-vaxxers have rallied behind a nonpeer-reviewed study by a group of Canadian researchers as evidence against COVID-19 vaccines. Turns out, …

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booster shots

FDA’s Marks takes over vaccines office as agency prepares to part ways with 2 key officials

Amid the heated debate over COVID-19 booster shots, two key FDA vaccine experts said they’d be leaving the agency last month. In an effort to …

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COVID-19

After Moderna contamination mess, Takeda strikes deal with Japan to supply Novavax COVID-19 vaccines

As Moderna faces questions about contaminants found in its COVID-19 vaccines in Japan, the company’s distribution partner in the country, Takeda, is moving forward on …

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Asia Pacific

Esco, Max Planck cooperate on research of flavivirus vaccines

The purpose of the project is to culture Vero cells, using a packed bed bioreactor to a high cell density, and produce live attenuated yellow …

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