Florida is the only state that hasn’t ordered Covid vaccines for kids under 5

Parents walk their children on the first day of school, amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, at West Tampa Elementary School in Tampa, Florida, US, August 10, 2021. Octavio Jones | Reuters Florida parents with kids under 5 years old may find themselves waiting longer than the rest of the country to get their youngest children … Read more

Goldman loves this ‘transformational’ sector ⁠— which is down over 50% in the past year

US biotech is a hot pick for Goldman Sachs, which said the sector offers investors some “very attractive” entry points. Luke Barrs, head of fundamental equity, EMEA at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, told CNBC there is a “transformational change” happening in healthcare, particularly in genomic technology, a developing area of ​​medicine that can personalize treatments … Read more

Martin Shkreli released from federal prison into halfway house

Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli departs the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, August 3, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Getty Images Notorious “Pharma bro” fraudster Martin Shkreli was released from a federal prison in Pennsylvania on Wednesday and into a U.S. Bureau of Prisons halfway house … Read more

Pfizer to buy Biohaven Pharmaceutical in $11.6 billion deal

Biohaven Pharmaceutical CEO Vlad Coric Source: CNBC Pfizer said on Tuesday it will buy migraine drug maker Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding for about $ 11.6 billion in cash. Pfizer will acquire all the outstanding shares of Biohaven not already owned by Pfizer for $ 148.50 per share in cash, a 78.6% premium to Biohaven’s last closing … Read more

Symptoms of mysterious liver disease affecting children, Covid links

Health experts are investigating the likely cause of a new children’s liver disease, which was first reported in the UK in January 2022, and whether it bears any connection to the coronavirus. Fs Productions | Tetra Images | Getty Images Japan has detected its first probable case of a mysterious liver disease that has so … Read more

U.S. universities reinstate mask mandates

Masked to protect against coronavirus disease (COVID-19), senior Lauren Pyjar takes advantage of the warm sunshine to study outdoors at Georgetown University in Washington, March 9, 2021. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters At least a dozen colleges and universities across the US restored their indoor mask mandates this month after Covid cases rose on their campuses. … Read more

Pfizer planning to submit data on 4th Covid shot soon, while working on vaccine for all variants

Pfizer plans to submit data to the Food and Drug Administration for a fourth Covid shot soon, and it’s working on a vaccine that protects against all coronavirus variants, CEO Albert Bourla told CNBC on Friday. “I think we’re going to submit to the FDA a significant progress of data about the need for a … Read more

Covid declared a pandemic two years ago. Health experts warn it’s still not over

Medical staff treat a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patient in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Providence Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, California, January 25, 2022. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters LONDON – With war raging between Russia and Ukraine, the world’s battle against the coronavirus has been largely sidelined and the second anniversary of Covid-19 … Read more