Tag Archives: Pharmaceuticals

U.S. negotiating to buy more doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say they’re actively negotiating for additional purchases of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine after passing up a chance to lock in a contract this summer since it was still unclear how well the shots would work. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and special adviser Dr. …

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Amid a second outbreak of the coronavirus, New York starts the slow, laborious task of vaccinating millions

[ad_1] On Monday morning, one of America’s first Pfizer PFE, -1.38% vaccine doses was administered by Northwell Health, New York state’s largest health care provider. Intensive care nurse Sandra Lindsay was injected in Queens in the historic event.  The injection signals the beginning of the slow, laborious task of vaccinating millions …

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Gold prices rise over 1% on hope for further U.S. coronavirus relief package

[ad_1] Gold futures were trading higher Tuesday, recovering from a two week low, with gains attributed to the prospects for another coronavirus fiscal package gaining more traction in Washington before the end of the year. “Gold prices are rising on optimism that lawmakers are closer to passing a compromised stimulus package,” …

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Gold prices skid lower to start week as U.S. coronavirus vaccine rolls out

[ad_1] Gold futures on Monday were under selling pressure as a rollout of the experimental coronavirus cure began in the U.S. and as some uncertainty centered on another round of COVID-19 relief aid out of Congress hurt the yellow metal’s bullish thesis. However, weakness in the dollar, off 0.5%, as …

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Senior U.S. government officials to get coronavirus vaccine as soon as this week

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — Senior U.S. government officials, including some White House officials who work in close proximity to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, will be offered coronavirus vaccines as soon as this week, while its public distribution is limited to front-line health workers and people in nursing …

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US reaches record daily toll of 3,309 coronavirus deaths Saturday

[ad_1] The U.S. has reached a record 3,309 daily coronavirus deaths, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. The deaths reported Friday exceeded by 6% the previous high of 3,124 deaths reported Wednesday. The U.S. also reached a record daily confirmed infections at 231,775, according to a tally by …

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These are the loopholes America’s 1% can use to get early access to the COVID-19 vaccine

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[ad_1] Economists hold that a good is most efficiently allocated when it goes to the people who value it the most and hence are willing to pay the most for it.  It’s for that very reason that bioethicists and infectious disease doctors worry that initial doses of a coronavirus vaccine, …

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