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FDA authorizes new Covid-19 antibody test that quantifies specific levels of antibodies

The US Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization for Kantaro Bioscience's Covid-19 antibody test kit, the group announced on Wednesday. The newly authorized antibody test, called COVID-SeroKlir, identifies and measures precise levels of antibodies that are present in a person after Covid-19 recovery.
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Experts have questions about AstraZeneca's vaccine data

Vaccine experts -- including those who serve on advisory committees for the US Food and Drug Administration and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- have questions about data released Monday by AstraZeneca about its Covid-19 vaccine.
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Oil jumps to highest since early September on latest sign of vaccine progress

Drone Base/Reuters Oil futures gained to their highest since September 1 on Monday after AstraZeneca announced its coronavirus vaccine was 70% effective at protecting against COVID-19.The shot — developed in partnership with the University of Oxford — showed 90% and 62% effectiveness across two different dosing regimens. It joins Moderna and Pfizer and BioNTech's promising candidates.The news spurred new optimism for a swift economic recovery and stronger oil demand. West Texas Intermediat...
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The head of the Trump administration's Operation Warp Speed vaccine effort has had 'no contact' with Biden, and can't share confidential information with the President-elect

Dr. Moncef Slaoui, chief adviser to Operation Warp Speed, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Washington. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Moncef Slaoui, the head of Operation Warp Speed, said Sunday he has been told not to share any confidential information about the COVID-19 vaccine program with President-elect Joe Biden's team. "I have been informed that I should not be saying anything that is confidential to anybody, including anybody that's not a part of the adm...
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Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera suggests naming COVID-19 vaccine 'The Trump' to soften his election blow

Geraldo Rivera visits the Dan Abrams show at SiriusXM Studios in New York City on November 1, 2018. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera has suggested naming the COVID-19 vaccine 'The Trump' to soften his election blow.  He said: "With the world so divided and everybody telling him he's got to give up and it's time to leave and time to transition and all the rest of it, why not name the vaccine 'The Trump?'" The comments came after the president falsely took credi...
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Donald Trump says 'I won, by the way' and lashes out at Pfizer claiming it delayed news of the COVID-19 vaccine until after the election

Donald Trump speaks to the press in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on November 20, 2020. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Donald Trump said "I won, by the way" during a drug price press briefing on Friday in his first public appearance in a week. "We had big pharma against us. We had the media against us. We had big tech against us. We had a lot of dishonesty against us. But big pharma alone ran millions and millions of in ads," he said. Throughout his election campaign...
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The experimental coronavirus treatment Trump received just got emergency authorization from the FDA

Amilcar Orfali/Getty Images The US Food and Drug Administration will allow for the emergency use of Regeneron's COVID-19 antibody treatment. The antibody treatment was one of the drugs given to President Donald Trump after he was admitted to the hospital with coronavirus in early October. Regeneron said it will have enough of the treatment for 80,000 patients by the end of November. For more stories like this, sign up here for Business Insider's daily healthcare newsletter. The Food and D...
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FDA authorizes emergency use of the antibody cocktail given to Trump to treat Covid-19

The US Food and Drug Administration on Saturday issued an emergency use authorization for Regeneron's antibody cocktail to treat Covid-19 in high-risk patients with mild to moderate disease.
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This company says it makes the first FDA-approved transparent face mask and has sold more than 12.5 million since April — see why it's become so popular

The ClearMask transparent face mask. ClearMask ClearMask — the first US Food and Drug Administration-approved transparent surgical face mask, according to the company — has sold over 12.5 million see-through masks since April. Transparent masks help a wide variety of people, from those who are deaf and hard of hearing, to young children, to the neurodiverse population. ClearMask currently offers two types of face coverings: the FDA-approved medical mask and a non-medical iteration. "The Cl...
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Pfizer is about to ask the FDA to authorize its coronavirus vaccine, a critical step before it can be given to more people

The first patient enrolled in Pfizer's COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine clinical trial at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, receives an injection. University of Maryland School of Medicine/AP Photo Pfizer and BioNTech are about to request that the US Food and Drug Administration review their coronavirus vaccine for emergency authorization. The vaccine was 95% effective at preventing COVID-19 in a late-stage trial. The FDA has said it might take weeks to review the...
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FDA advisory committee to discuss emergency authorization for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine

A sign for the Food And Drug Administration is seen outside of the headquarters on July 20, 2020 in White Oak, Maryland. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images An FDA advisory committee will meet next month to discuss an emergency use authorization (EUA) for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. Earlier this week, Pfizer said clinical trials had shown its vaccine to be 95% effective. "While we cannot predict how long the FDA's review will take, the FDA will review the request as expeditiously as possible, while...
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US stocks slide amid dispute over Fed funds and spiking COVID-19 cases

Bryan R Smith/Reuters US stocks fell on Friday as conflict over the use of Federal Reserve funds offset positive developments for vaccine distribution.Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urged the Fed on Thursday to return funds set aside for emergency lending, setting up several relief programs for year-end expiration.The move marked a rare bout of disagreement, as the Fed replied with a call to extend "the full suite of emergency facilities" past their upcoming deadlines.Pfizer and BioNTec...
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Pfizer just asked the FDA to authorize its coronavirus vaccine, a critical step before it can be given to more people

The first patient enrolled in Pfizer's COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine clinical trial at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore receiving an injection. University of Maryland School of Medicine/AP Photo Pfizer and BioNTech requested that the US Food and Drug Administration review their coronavirus vaccine for emergency authorization, they announced Friday. The vaccine was found to be 95% effective at preventing COVID-19 in a late-stage trial. The FDA has said it might ...
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Pfizer and BioNTech apply for FDA emergency use authorization for coronavirus vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech said they will submit to the US Food and Drug Administration today for an emergency use authorization for their coronavirus vaccine candidate.
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Pfizer to submit vaccine to FDA today. High-risk people could get first shot in late December

Pfizer and BioNTech said they will submit to the US Food and Drug Administration today for an emergency use authorization for their coronavirus vaccine candidate.
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US stocks waver as stimulus friction and rising virus cases overshadow vaccine hopes

Reuters / Lucas Jackson US stocks fluctuated on Friday as soaring COVID-19 cases and disagreement on new stimulus offset positive developments for vaccine distribution.Pfizer and BioNTech both gained ahead of plans to apply for emergency-use authorization for their experimental coronavirus vaccine. The FDA's vetting process is set to take a few weeks, teeing the shot up for an early 2021 rollout.The US reported a record 182,832 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, according to The COVID Trackin...
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Pfizer and BioNTech to submit to FDA today for emergency authorization for their coronavirus vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech said they will submit to the US Food and Drug Administration today for an emergency use authorization for their...
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Pfizer says its coronavirus vaccine is 95% effective as it gears up to ask the FDA to authorize the shot

A health care worker injects a patient with a syringe of an experimental coronavirus vaccine. Dogukan Keskinkilic/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine candidate was 95% effective at protecting people against COVID-19, the pharmaceutical giant said in a Wednesday press release. Pfizer shared preliminary results from this late-stage study on November 9. Wednesday's release provided more details that come from the trial's final efficacy analysis. Pfizer began developin...
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FDA authorizes first rapid Covid self-testing kit for home diagnoses

The US Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization for the first self-test for Covid-19 that can provide rapid results at home.
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FDA authorizes first rapid Covid-19 self-testing kit for at-home diagnosis

The US Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization for the first self-test for Covid-19 that can provide rapid results at home.
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Pfizer has enough safety data about its coronavirus vaccine and is preparing to submit for FDA authorization, CEO says

Pfizer has accumulated enough safety data on its Covid-19 vaccine and is preparing to file for emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration, company CEO Albert Bourla said Tuesday.
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I tried Nécessaire's gender-neutral bodycare line to see if it stacks up to all the hype on Instagram — and even my husband agrees that it does

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Nécessaire's personal-care products are made with ingredients normally found in skin care like hyaluronic acid and peptides. Nécessaire FB Page Genderless body care line Nécessaire makes daily necessities, like body wash and body lotion, that appeal to everyone of every gender. They're fragrance-free, feature gender-neutral packaging, and just plain work.Nécessaire wants you to "treat your body ...
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Moderna's coronavirus vaccine can cause severe fatigue and aches and pains. Two top vaccine experts told us why they think you'll still take it.

Moderna COVID vaccine trial volunteer receives injection that could be the vaccine. Data's been released that provides an indication of possible side effects. Hans Pennink/AP Photo Moderna said its vaccine has side effects like muscle aches and fatigue. Experts say that if the vaccine prevents COVID-19, then mild or moderate side effects won't impact vaccine uptake. The experts said they're waiting on the full data before recommending Moderna's shot.  Visit Business Insider's homepage ...
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Coronavirus live news: Italy reports highest death toll since 3 April; Iran registers new case record

Italian , when country was in lockdown; Iran says in 24 hoursChemicals in everyday products could hinder vaccine effectivenessSouth Korea forced to tighten Covid measuresPfizer trials vaccine delivery procedures in four US statesModerna vaccine’s effectiveness bodes well for Oxford jabUK coronavirus updates - live 4.14pm GMT The US Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it would make public reviews of all data and information regarding the emergency use authorization (EUA) granted ...
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Travel stocks rally after Moderna's vaccine progress lifts hopes for near-term reopening

Robert Alexander/Getty Images Airlines, cruises, and hotels all traded higher on Monday as encouraging results from Moderna's vaccine trial boosted the so-called reopening trade.Moderna announced Monday morning that its experimental coronavirus vaccine was 94.5% effective at preventing COVID-19 in trial patients.United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta jumped more than 5%.Cruises stocks rallied roughly 7%, while Mariott International and Hilton Hotels also saw strong gains.Visit the Bu...
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Moderna says its coronavirus vaccine is 94.5% effective against COVID-19, a crucial victory in the fight against the pandemic

Moderna Therapeutics seen during COVID-19 in Massachusetts Reuters Moderna's experimental coronavirus vaccine was highly effective at preventing COVID-19, the Massachusetts biotech company said on Monday. The finding comes from a 30,000-person study that compared volunteers who got a two-dose regimen of Moderna's shot to ones who got a placebo. The vaccine was shown to be 94.5% effective in a preliminary analysis. The announcement closely follows similar news from a rival vaccine program b...
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The CEO of Moderna says every American will likely have access to a COVID-19 vaccine by June 2021

Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel. Andrew Harnik/AP Images Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel told Business Insider that a coronavirus vaccine will available to any American adult who wants one by June.  The upstart Massachusetts biotech company said Monday that its experimental vaccine was highly effective at preventing COVID-19 in a late-stage study. Bancel shared his prediction for how the next year plays out as vaccines are distributed, including a return to normal in summer 2021 for the US. For mo...
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Pfizer's vaccine relies on a 'cold chain' that keeps the shots colder than a freezer. Here's how it works.

Pfizer and BioNTech 's vaccine must be kept at ultra-cold temperatures on its journey from the production line to a patient's arm. Pfizer developed a suitcase-sized box that uses dry ice to keep between 1,000 and 5,000 doses for 10 days at minus 70 degrees Celsius. Leon Neal/Getty Images Pfizer's new coronavirus vaccine will need to be kept hyper-cold, at -94 degrees Fahrenheit, as it is shipped around the globe. That could make it difficult to get the vaccine distributed, especial...
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Covid-19 vaccines shouldn’t get emergency-use authorization

I really want a covid-19 vaccine. Like many Americans, I have family members and neighbors who have been sickened and killed by the new coronavirus. My sister is a nurse on a covid-19 ward, and I want her to be able to do her job safely. As a health-care lawyer, I have the utmost confidence in the career scientists at the US Food and Drug Administration who would ultimately determine whether to issue an emergency-use authorization for a covid-19 vaccine. But I am deeply worried about what could ...
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FDA recommends manufacturers include sesame as ingredient on food labels

The US Food and Drug Administration is recommending food manufacturers voluntarily list sesame as an ingredient on food labels.
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