The focus of the initial meeting was on Covid-19 vaccines, therapeutics and distribution, said one person familiar with the agenda.
25 Ноя 2020, 23:41Trump officials hold first ‘Operation Warp Speed’ briefing for Biden
He and other top government officials have said that about 40 million doses of the vaccine will likely be available next month.
24 Ноя 2020, 23:41Azar says states will decide who gets first Covid-19 shots
Nancy Messonnier, who enraged the president with her public warning of “severe” Covid-19 consequences, is slated to reemerge as a key adviser.
23 Ноя 2020, 13:41Biden to spotlight CDC officials shunned by Trump
“We are in a very serious situation, but we can do something about it,” said Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious diseases expert.
22 Ноя 2020, 21:41Fauci: Vaccines are an incentive to ‘double down’ on precautions
The requirements of Pfizer’s shots create a “use it or lose it” situation.
22 Ноя 2020, 15:41How thousands of scarce Covid shots could go to waste
The treatment is not authorized for patients who are hospitalized due to the coronavirus or who require oxygen therapy.
22 Ноя 2020, 05:41FDA grants emergency use of Covid treatment given to Trump
States fear a gap between the year-end deadline and inauguration
20 Ноя 2020, 03:41Biden pledges to pay for National Guard’s Covid work
The agency also urged Americans to avoid mingling with people who haven’t resided in their same household in the past 14 days.
19 Ноя 2020, 21:41CDC urges against Thanksgiving travel
By tapping the Yale researcher, Biden makes clear his interest in addressing longstanding disparities that have exacerbated the pandemic.
19 Ноя 2020, 13:41The Biden adviser focused on the pandemic’s stark racial disparities
The potential impact of Amazon’s arrival in the pharmaceutical space rippled through that sector immediately.
17 Ноя 2020, 15:41Amazon opens online pharmacy, shaking up another industry
“The vaccines are effective. We want to get it approved as quickly as we possibly can,” said the nation’s top infectious disease expert.
16 Ноя 2020, 19:42Fauci warns that White House transition delays could slow vaccine rollout
The news of a second successful vaccine comes during the darkest period yet of the U.S. coronavirus epidemic.
16 Ноя 2020, 19:41Moderna says coronavirus vaccine more than 94 percent effective
The politicization of mask-wearing shows how difficult it will be for Joe Biden to build consensus around even basic public health strategies after he’s sworn in.
13 Ноя 2020, 13:41Red state governors reject Biden on mask orders
The nation’s testing capacity has increased, but not fast enough to keep pace with the swarm of new cases.
13 Ноя 2020, 03:41Labs sound alarm on coronavirus testing capacity, supplies
The news comes days after Pfizer revealed that initial data suggest its vaccine is more than 90 percent effective.
12 Ноя 2020, 03:41Moderna close to revealing first data on whether its vaccine works
Biden’s transition team must plan for a crisis response without access to essential information about the nation’s supply chains and testing supplies.
12 Ноя 2020, 03:41Fauci and Biden team steer clear of each other — for now
Care facilities can’t keep the virus out as it spreads through communities.
11 Ноя 2020, 13:41Pandemic invades nursing homes again
“They need a lifeline and they need it now,” he said.
11 Ноя 2020, 01:41Biden pledges Americans won’t lose health coverage during pandemic
The drug, known as a monoclonal antibody, mimics the body’s natural defenses against the virus.
10 Ноя 2020, 03:41FDA grants emergency authorization for Lilly antibody treatment
The milestone comes as the U.S. over the weekend set new records for daily number of cases and more than 1,000 deaths.
09 Ноя 2020, 23:41U.S. coronavirus cases top 10 million
The better-than-expected result is the first Phase III data from any of the four candidates now in the final stage of testing in the U.S.
09 Ноя 2020, 15:41Pfizer says its coronavirus vaccine is more than 90 percent effective
The country’s health care system is already buckling under the load of the resurgent outbreak that’s approaching 10 million cases nationwide.
09 Ноя 2020, 13:41Pandemic on course to overwhelm U.S. health system before Biden takes office
It marked the fourth day in a row that new cases topped more than 100,000.
08 Ноя 2020, 21:41New record high for U.S. coronavirus cases Saturday
President-elect Joe Biden’s incremental approach will face opposition from Republicans and powerful health care lobbies.
08 Ноя 2020, 03:41Forget Medicare for All — even a public option will be tough to pass
Several candidates are in late-stage clinical trials.
04 Ноя 2020, 01:41The vaccines that could stop Covid-19
The order, issued on Oct. 21, would strip certain civil service and due process protections from career federal employees who make policy.
03 Ноя 2020, 13:41Health agencies resist Trump civil service executive order
Spiking infections have seized the headlines — and it could get much worse.
03 Ноя 2020, 01:41The pandemic surge in charts
Nearly every region of the country is reporting an uptick in infections and hospitalizations.
31 Окт 2020, 01:41U.S. surpasses 9 million Covid cases
The letter was led by Sen. Gary Peters, who oversaw the creation of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee as part of the CARES Act.
28 Окт 2020, 13:47Senate Democrats urge inspector general to probe interference at HHS
The president’s age and weight puts him at higher risk of complications.
28 Окт 2020, 13:47What we know — and don’t know — about Trump’s coronavirus treatment
Trump’s health secretary also refused to address whether the president ordered a slowdown in coronavirus testing.
28 Окт 2020, 13:47Azar says HHS reviewing $300M pandemic ad campaign amid scrutiny
Monoclonal antibodies are a potential treatment that could combat Covid outbreaks before and after a safe and effective vaccine is widely available.
28 Окт 2020, 13:46Warp Speed’s focus on vaccines may have shortchanged antibody treatments
Amid Trump’s push to reopen schools, Michael Caputo’s science adviser asked that the health agency alter its warning about a study of pediatric coronavirus.
28 Окт 2020, 13:46Trump official pressured CDC to change report on Covid and kids
The updated guidance comes just days after President Donald Trump was diagnosed with Covid-19.
28 Окт 2020, 13:46CDC says coronavirus is airborne, but weakens language from earlier warning
The agency’s decision to hold vaccine developers to the stricter criteria will likely push any vaccine authorization beyond Election Day.
28 Окт 2020, 13:46White House lifts block on FDA’s stricter vaccine requirements
House Democrats will introduce a bill intended to limit the administration’s ability to spend federal funds on certain coronavirus-related advertisements before the election.
28 Окт 2020, 13:46House Democrats seek to block funds for ‘defeat despair’ Covid ads
Bright alleges that he was demoted because he opposed political pressure linked to an unproven Covid-19 treatment.
28 Окт 2020, 13:46HHS whistleblower Rick Bright resigns from government
The campaign by Pfizer comes amid growing scrutiny of the CEO’s predictions that the company will know this month whether it has a viable vaccine.
28 Окт 2020, 13:46Pfizer trying to defuse critics amid push for vaccine before Election Day
The pandemic is spawning new infections at a rate not seen since the end of July.
28 Окт 2020, 13:46‘Overwhelmed’: Hospitals engulfed by rebounding virus
The political backdrop could make the first coronavirus gathering of the advisory committee one of the most-watched in FDA history.
28 Окт 2020, 13:46The ‘nerdy virologists’ steering the U.S. vaccine race