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BioNTech says it plans 2 billion vaccine doses

BioNTech, which developed the first COVID-19 vaccination on the market with American partner Pfizer, says it expects to produce 2 billion doses in 2021 with ramped-up manufacturing. The company said in a presentation Monday...

Prime Minister orders new COVID lockdown for England

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced yesterday a new national lockdown for the UK until at least mid-February to combat a fast-spreading new variant of the coronavirus, even as the UK sped up its vaccination program by becoming...

ProHealth Urgent Care’s Staff Receives COVID-19 Vaccine

ProHealth Urgent Care, a medical facility serving patients in St. Croix, continues to take every initiative and precaution during the COVID pandemic to care for the community safely. ProHealth received their allocated Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines at 8:00...

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine ships with third vaccine available in January

Moderna has shipped out the first shipments of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines. The hundreds of thousands of vaccines began leaving warehouses Sunday — widening the vaccination effort to end the pandemic in the US. McKesson...

FDA panel meets to decide approval for 2nd COVID-19 vaccine

 Today, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee is holding a vote on whether to authorize Moderna's coronavirus vaccine in the United States. The approval, if provided today, would make the second coronavirus vaccine available in...

BioBiz: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance receives the recently authorized COVID-19 vaccine; FSD Pharma begins dosing in COVID-19 trials

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), the only National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)- member cancer center in Washington state, was selected by the Washington State Department of Health to be one of the first 17 sites to receive the...

Over-the-counter COVID-19 home test gets US approval

U.S. regulators authorized the rapid coronavirus test by Australian manufacturer Ellume, which can be done entirely at home. The announcement on Tuesday by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) represents another important — though incremental — step...

CA biotech develops COVID-19 nasal spray which protects up to 10 hours

A small Emeryville, CA biotech firm is developing InvisiMask, a self-administered nasal spray, that protects against SARS-CoV-2 infection, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, for up to 10 hours in early animal studies. The hope would be to...

Pfizer, BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine grabs emergency FDA OK

Just over 24 hours after an FDA advisory panel recommended emergency use of Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, the agency followed through, authorizing the first coronavirus pandemic shot for emergency use in the U.S. The FDA...

Panel votes to recommend FDA approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

Late day Thursday, a government advisory panel gave their nods for the use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, allowing for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to grant the approval for the vaccine. In a 17-4...
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BREAKING: House impeaches US President Trump for 2nd time for inciting ‘insurrection’

The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump on charges he incited an "insurrection" at the U.S. Capitol a week ago.

Showbiz: Filmmaker Zane Hubbard is making diversity in the film industry the “New Norm”

Filmmaker, actor, scriptwriter, writer, and the CEO of Ironbeard Films, Zane Hubbard is a man of many hats including excelled in harnessing his...

Banks and other business cut ties with Trump on eve of impeachment

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