• Moderna's CEO told us we should know if the biotech's coronavirus vaccine works in November

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel attends a meeting with President Donald Trump, members of the Coronavirus Task Force, and pharmaceutical executives in the Cabinet Room of the White House on March 2, 2020.
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    Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel said it's likely we'll know if Moderna's experimental coronavirus vaccine works in November.
    The timing depends in part on how effective the shot actually is at preventing disease. The more effective the vaccine is, the quicker a board of independent scientists will be able to conclude that it works.
    Moderna, Pfizer, and AstraZeneca are all...
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  • Trump is trying to rig the FCC to pass his executive order cracking down on Facebook and Twitter

    Trump is trying to rig the FCC to pass his executive order cracking down on Facebook and Twitter

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Donald Trump is trying to replace an FCC member who displeased him by questioning his executive order on social media.
    The president on Wednesday nominated White House official Nathan Simington to join the Federal Communications Commission. Simington is currently an adviser to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration .
    The Verge reported last week that Simington was in the running to take over from Republican FCC commissioner Mike O'Rielly.
    Trump abruptly withdrew his re-nomination for O'Rielly in August after O'Rielly appeared to oppose an...
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