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Trump announces plan for lowering drug costs [Video]

Trump announces plan for lowering drug costs

Trump announces plans for lowering drug costs.

Credit: FOX 4 Now Florida     Duration: 00:38Published
BioNTech And Pfizer To Seek Emergency Authorization For Covid-19 Vaccination [Video]

BioNTech And Pfizer To Seek Emergency Authorization For Covid-19 Vaccination

BioNTech and its partner, Pfizer, will seek emergency approval for their Covid-19 vaccine candidate. The drug companies will file paperwork for the emergency use of the vaccine with the US Food and..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:33Published
Why are drug prices so high? Investigating the outdated US patent system | Priti Krishtel [Video]

Why are drug prices so high? Investigating the outdated US patent system | Priti Krishtel

Between 2006 and 2016, the number of drug patents granted in the United States doubled -- but not because there was an explosion in invention or innovation. Drug companies have learned how to game the..

Credit: TED     Duration: 12:34Published
Horseshoe crabs play key role in race for COVID-19 vaccine [Video]

Horseshoe crabs play key role in race for COVID-19 vaccine

The waters off the southern tip of New Jersey are the horseshoe crab capital of the world. The creepy looking critters have been around about 450 million years and are in high demand from..

Credit: Localish     Duration: 01:58Published

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Business owners upbeat about vaccine, wary as virus spreads

NEW YORK (AP) — Promising news about a coronavirus vaccine has small business owners feeling more upbeat despite cases of the virus surging in many parts of the U.S. Owners hope consumers and..
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Trump makes late-term bid to lower prescription drug costs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trying to close out major unfinished business, the Trump administration issued regulations Friday that could lower the prices Americans pay for many prescription drugs. But in a..
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Pfizer and Moderna work to effectively ship and store coronavirus vaccine doses

While two major drug companies await approval from the FDA on their coronavirus vaccines, behind the scenes, they're drawing up plans to store, ship and distribute the doses. "CBS This Morning..
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Berkshire's Bet a Bright Spot in Gloomy Year for Big Pharma Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s new bet on the U.S. pharmaceutical industry signals hope for shares of large drug companies, which have lagged a broad market rally amid concern about efforts to rein in..
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Cuomo blames drug companies, President Trump for speedy COVID-19 vaccines

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday said the speedy process by which coronavirus vaccine trials are being roled out are being driven both by President Donald Trump’s ego and the profit motivation..
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US stocks rally on Moderna vaccine potential, economic recovery

4:05 pm: US equities close up sharply on vaccine hopes US stocks rallied on investors’ rising expectations for a post-COVID-19 economic recovery following promising news about Moderna’s potential..
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Wall Street races ahead on Moderna vaccine potential

12:20 pm: Coronavirus optimism continues to drive gains The Dow was up 378 points, 1.3% to 29,858.4. Similarly, the Nasdaq Composite gained 58 points, 0.5%, to 11,888, and the S&P 500 improved..
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Wall Street mostly higher at the opening bell

The main Wall Street indices were mostly in the green at the start of Monday’s session as positive vaccine news gave equities a shot in the arm. In the first minutes of trading, the Dow Jones..
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Wall Street expected to charge higher on fresh vaccine news

More promising vaccine news – this time from Moderna Inc’s (NASDAQ:MRNA) candidate – is set to lure buyers into the market when Wall Street opens today. The Dow Jones Industrial Average index is..
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Missing From State Plans to Distribute the Coronavirus Vaccine: Money to Do It

The government has sent billions to drug companies to develop a coronavirus shot but a tiny fraction of that to localities for training, record-keeping and other costs for vaccinating citizens.
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Andrew Cuomo Fires Back at ‘Bully’ Trump’s Threat to Hold Back Vaccine: It’s Not the Drug Companies People Don’t Trust, It’s Him

New York Governor *Andrew Cuomo* fired back Friday after President *Donald Trump* suggesting he would hold back the coronavirus vaccine for New York because of previous comments the governor made..
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The Week in Business: The Election Made Markets Happy

The election was good to business and tech. Uber and Lyft won a labor law victory and drug companies saw gains in many states.
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US stocks end mixed as America awaits conclusion of hard-fought presidential race

4:05 pm: US equities close flat in mixed session US stocks closed slightly down in a mixed session amid uncertainty about the official outcome of the presidential race which indicates that Democrat Joe..
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Wall Street trying to dig out of early deficit as Biden takes lead in Pennsylvania, Georgia

12:25 pm: Despite some struggles today, US markets on pace for strong week US markets sputtered to start the day but has climbed a bit over the course of the morning. The Dow was down 66 points,..
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Wall Street starts on the back foot as Biden takes lead in Pennsylvania

10.00am: Proactive North America headlines: Mirasol Resources Ltd (CVE:MRZ) (OTCPINK:MRZLF) (FRA:M8R) looking at how to advance its Nandi copper project in Chile after encouraging exploration NexTech..
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Wall Street heads for lower open as post-election day rally fizzles out

Wall Street is expected to begin Friday’s session in the red as the initial burst of positivity following election day appears to be fizzling out as the result remains too close to call...
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Lexaria Bioscience Advances 2021 Strategic Initiatives

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*Lexaria Focusing on Four Core Business Segments:* · *Heart disease including hypertension* · *Reduced-risk non combusted nicotine* · *Improved antiviral drug delivery* · *CBD from..
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Opioid Crisis: The lawsuits that could bankrupt manufacturers and distributors

The attorney behind a multibillion-dollar tobacco settlement in 1998 has turned his attention to the opioid epidemic. And he wants drug companies to pay. Bill Whitaker reports.
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XPhyto German subsidiary Vektor Pharma builds oral disintegrating film formulation for big European client

XPhyto Therapeutics Corp (CSE:XPHY) (OTCQB:XPHYF) (FRA:4XT) announced Monday that its German subsidiary Vektor Pharma TF GmbH has developed an oral disintegrating film (ODF) drug delivery mechanism for..
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XPhyto Announces Update on Contract Drug Delivery Programs

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*VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / October 19, 2020 /* *XPhyto Therapeutics Corp*. (*CSE:XPHY / OTCQB:XPHYF / FSE:4XT*) ("*XPhyto*" or the "*Company*"), a next-generation bioscience company, is pleased to..
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China rapidly expands use of experimental COVID-19 vaccines

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China is rapidly increasing the number of people receiving its experimental coronavirus vaccines, with a city offering one to the general public and a biotech company providing..
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Drug companies are recruiting Black Americans to participate in COVID-19 vaccine trials, trying to break down decades of mistrust

Black Americans have been affected by the coronavirus at a disproportionate rate, but many have been wary to participate in vaccine trials.
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Push to bring coronavirus vaccines to the poor faces trouble

LONDON (AP) — An ambitious humanitarian project to deliver coronavirus vaccines to the world's poorest people is facing potential shortages of money, cargo planes, refrigeration and vaccines..
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Drug Companies May Kill 500,000 Sharks, Use Livers to Create COVID-19 Vaccine

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The discovery of squalene as a component to kill the COVID-19 virus will lead to the possibility of wholesale killing of sharks for their livers. Pharmas will not care as long as they have profit.
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Trump's $200 prescription cards won't hit mailboxes just yet

WASHINGTON (AP) — If you’re on Medicare, don’t run to the mailbox looking for a $200 prescription drug card courtesy of President Donald Trump. Government officials said Friday that key..
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Drug Companies Work Jointly to Boost Vaccine Confidence

Two firms developing COVID-19 vaccines say pharmaceutical companies are trying to give the public as much information as possible about their testing regimes as drugmakers and public health officials..
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When will a coronavirus vaccine really be ready?

Public health officials, drug companies and the White House keep offering conflicting timelines for when a vaccine will be approved and distributed to the American public.
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The White House botched a deal to lower prescription prices because drug companies wouldn't budge on its request to pay for $100 gift cards that would've been mailed to seniors before the election

Chief of staff Mark Meadows said if a deal wasn't reached, he would say "PhRMA walked away because of dissent within the industry over sharing costs."
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Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

Two drug companies released comprehensive road maps of how they are evaluating their vaccines.
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Vaccine Makers Keep Safety Details Quiet, Alarming Scientists

Researchers say drug companies need to be more open about how vaccine trials are run to reassure Americans who are skittish about getting a coronavirus vaccine.
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