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Pfizer vaccine could be given to Americans before end of year, CEO says

[ad_1] Albert Bourla, Pfizer Gian Ehrenzeller | Keystone | AP Pfizer‘s coronavirus vaccine could be distributed to Americans before the end of the year if found to be safe and effective, CEO Albert Bourla said Sunday.  The drugmaker should have key data from its late-stage trial for the Food and Drug Administration …

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AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine clinical trials resume in U.K. after pause over safety concerns

[ad_1] AstraZeneca’s building in Luton, Britain. Tim Ireland | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Phase three trials for AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine have resumed in the U.K. after they were halted earlier this week over safety concerns, the company announced Saturday. AstraZeneca said it received confirmation from the United Kingdom’s Medicines …

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Pfizer proposes expansion of late-stage coronavirus vaccine trial

[ad_1] The Pfizer world headquarters stands in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. Drew Angerer | Getty Images Pfizer and German biotech firm BioNTech announced Saturday that they have submitted a proposal to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to expand the phase-three trial of its coronavirus vaccine to include up …

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Fraternities blamed for campus outbreaks as universities struggle to keep students in class

[ad_1] Climbing Covid-19 cases among university students living in fraternity and sorority houses in the U.S. have threatened to overturn carefully crafted plans for returning students to campus, school officials say.  At the University of Tennessee,  Chancellor Donde Plowman called out fraternities Tuesday for hosting secret parties and giving others …

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FDA chief says he has ‘no intention’ of overruling career staff on decision

[ad_1] FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on June 30, 2020 in Washington,DC. Kevin Dietsch | AFP | Getty Images The head of the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday said he has “no intention” …

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