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Moderna CEO expects to know by November whether coronavirus vaccine works: report

Moderna reached human testing for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in record time, and now with its phase 3 trial moving right along, the company is expecting efficacy data in November—likely after Pfizer and BioNTech, but before everyone else. The biotech believes it’ll know in November whether the vaccine works, CEO Stéphane Bancel said on CNBC Thursday. A readout in October is possible but… Read More »

‘Is This When I Drop Dead?’ Two Doctors Report From the COVID Front Lines

Health workers across the country looked on in horror when New York became the global epicenter of the coronavirus. Now, as physicians in cities such as Houston, Phoenix and Miami face their own COVID-19 crises, they are looking to New York, where the caseload has since abated, for guidance. The Guardian sat in on a… Read More »

Trump administration pauses new rule limiting abortion referrals: report

FILE PHOTO: A Missouri state flag waves outside the Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood St. Louis Region, Missouri’s sole abortion clinic, in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. May 28, 2019. REUTERS/Lawrence Bryant (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration will pause its enforcement of a new rule barring federally funded family planning clinics from referring… Read More »

Healthcare spending appears to accelerate in Q1: report

Dive Brief: Spending on healthcare accelerated during the first quarter of 2019, according to a recent report from consulting firm Altarum. National healthcare spending in March 2019 ($ 3.76 trillion) was 4.6% higher than the previous year and spending on prescription drugs grew the fastest, according to the report. Healthcare hiring seemed to return to a… Read More »