GSK antibody falls short in hospitalized Covid-19 patients, but may help elderly

GSK commits $345M to Vir as alliance expands to flu, other respiratory viruses

  An experimental GlaxoSmithKline drug in testing for hospitalized Covid-19 patients failed to distance itself from standard treatment in a mid-stage clinical trial, but the pharmaceutical giant plans to continue testing the drug based on data suggesting the elderly might

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After Billions of Dollars and Dozens of Wartime Declarations, Why Are Vaccines Still in Short Supply?

After Billions of Dollars and Dozens of Wartime Declarations, Why Are Vaccines Still in Short Supply?

  By Rachana Pradhan and Arthur Allen The U.S. government has invested billions of dollars in manufacturing, used a wartime act dozens of times to boost supplies and yet there’s still not enough covid vaccine on the way to meet demand — or

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After Billions of Dollars and Dozens of Wartime Declarations, Why Are Vaccines Still in Short Supply?

Image of the first shipments of the Pfizer and BioNTech covid-19 vaccine transported for shipping

The U.S. government has invested billions of dollars in manufacturing, used a wartime act dozens of times to boost supplies and yet there’s still not enough covid vaccine on the way to meet demand — or even the government’s own

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Future Vaccines Depend on Test Subjects in Short Supply: Monkeys

Future Vaccines Depend on Test Subjects in Short Supply: Monkeys

Mark Lewis was desperate to find monkeys. Millions of human lives, all over the world, were at stake.Mr. Lewis, the chief executive of Bioqual, was responsible for providing lab monkeys to pharmaceutical companies like Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, which

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Tech Companies Mobilize to Schedule Vaccine Appointments, But Often Fall Short

Tech Companies Mobilize to Schedule Vaccine Appointments, But Often Fall Short

On Jan. 14 at 8:43 p.m., Patrick McKenzie tweeted a plea for tech engineers to help him set up a website to track covid-19 vaccine availability in California. McKenzie, who heads a Bay Area financial services tech company, issued the

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Short seller targets insurance startup Clover in scathing report

Short seller targets insurance startup Clover in scathing report

Insurance startup Clover Health’s shares dropped 12% on Tuesday after a scathing report by short-seller Hindenburg Research alleged that the company is facing an undisclosed investigation from the U.S. Department of Justice. Clover, which offers Medicare Advantage plans, recently went

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Clover Health in short seller’s crosshairs, Elektra Labs building ‘tech nutrition label’ for health sensors and more digital health news briefs

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Short seller calls out Clover Health. Hindenburg Research, a short seller that describes itself as a specialist in forensic financial research, published a report criticizing Clover Health’s business and alleging that the Medicare Advantage insurtech company has not disclosed active

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