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Unemployment numbers dip as jobless due to COVID continue

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped more than expected last week but remained at historic highs as the coronavirus crisis continued. Last week’s 730,000 initial jobless claims brought the total for the COVID-19 pandemic to about...

Studies: eNAMPT, an inflammation-regulatory protein is now tightly linked to COVID-19 deaths

Several recent publications have now highlighted the damaging role of proteins called extracellular nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase (eNAMPT) in COVID-19 infections. In a comprehensive report published in the high impact journal CELL, of over 5,000 proteins identified as perturbed in COVID-19...

Johnson & Johnson Requests Emergency Authorization for COVID-19 Vaccine

Pharmaceutical giant, Johnson & Johnson has requested emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration. The company submitted its application Thursday for the company's single-dose inoculation. In a statement to the press, the...

CBO: U.S. economy will return to pre-COVID-19 level this year

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said in a new report that the U.S. economy should return to its pre-pandemic level sometime in the middle of 2021. The report, titled "An Overview of the Economic...

BioBiz: Moderna, Inc in talks to supply US with 100M vaccine doses; Pluristem uplists to NASDAQ; Q BioMed gets FDA nod for Orphan Drug...

Moderna, Inc. confirmed that the Company is in discussion with the U.S. government to purchase an additional 100 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine for delivery in the third quarter of 2021. To date, the U.S....

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...
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The infamous "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli was slapped with a class-action lawsuit Thursday from health insurers, Blue Cross who claims he engaged...

A New Cannabis Channel launching on 4/20

“A New Cannabis Channel” (ANCC), a far-reaching streaming television platform, is set to premiere next month on 4/20, the cannabis industry’s biggest day. The...

Crafts Retailer Michael’s acquired by Apollo Global Management

Arts-and-crafts retailer Michaels said it has agreed to be acquired by private equity giant Apollo Global Management in a deal that values the company...

BioBiz: Merck to aid in COVID-19 vax production; Novavax eyes FDA filing for COVID-19 vax

Pharma giant, Merck is supporting efforts to expand the manufacturing capacity and supply of COVID-19 medicines and vaccines. The Biomedical Advanced Research...