• Coronavirus vaccine czar said Moderna will seek an emergency use authorization for its vaccine by the end of November

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Moderna will seek emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for its COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the month, Moncef Slaoui, the head of Operation "Warp Speed," the White House effort to develop and administer the vaccine, said Sunday during an appearance on ABC News' "This Week."
    Pfizer, which also last week announced it had developed a vaccine to prevent the transmission of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, filed for emergency use authorization Friday. A panel of outside experts that advises the FDA is expected to meet...
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  • Operation Warp Speed Head Says He's Been Instructed Not To Share Vaccine Information With Biden Team

    Operation Warp Speed Head Says He's Been Instructed Not To Share Vaccine Information With Biden Team

    5 days ago - By Forbes

    Public health experts warn it's dangerous for the president-elect to be excluded from this information.
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  • UK Treasury chief shows no sign of turning off spending taps

    5 days ago - By Chron

    LONDON - The U.K's treasury chief batted away speculation Sunday that he is about to turn off the spending that has buoyed the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic, saying now is not the time to worry about the government's record peacetime borrowing.
    Rishi Sunak used appearances on Britain's Sunday morning political talk shows to announce plans to give the National Health Service an extra 3 billion pounds and pledge that support for businesses and workers hurt by the pandemic will continue through the spring.
    The comments came amid reports that Sunak may announce a pay freeze for...
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  • Americans Shouldn't Listen To Trump Covid Advisor Scott Atlas, Warns Johns Hopkins Public Health Expert

    6 days ago - By Forbes

    Atlas has continually landed himself in hot water for discouraging Americans from following Covid-19 restrictions.
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  • Americans will hopefully begin receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as early as December 11, 'Warp Speed' advisor says

    Americans will hopefully begin receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as early as December 11, 'Warp Speed' advisor says

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Some Americans could "hopefully" receive the vaccine for COVID-19 as soon as December 11 or 12, Moncef Slaoui, the chief science advisor of the White House's vaccine effort, " Operation Warp Speed ," said Sunday.
    Slaoui, who was tapped to head the White House effort to develop a vaccine earlier this year, told CNN's Jake Tapper during an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union" that he and his colleagues hoped to ship the vaccine to immunization sites within 24 hours of receiving approval to do so by the Food and Drug Administration.
    A panel of outside experts that...
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