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Pfizer Sets Up Its ‘Biggest Ever’ Vaccination Distribution Campaign

By: Costas Paris and Jared S. Hopkins
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: October 21st, 2020
The U.S. pharmaceutical giant is preparing to ship billions of Covid-19 vaccines using frozen boxes, cargo planes and trucks in a mega logistics operation.
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COVID-19 and the great reset: Briefing note #25, September 30, 2020

Source: McKinsey
Date of Publication: September 30th, 2020
Executives are more hopeful about the economy than they have been at any time so far during the COVID-19 crisis. Is an end to the pandemic at hand?
Covid-19 Vaccine Study Results Could Come Late October, Moderna CEO Says - WSJ

Covid-19 Vaccine Study Results Could Come Late October, Moderna CEO Says

By: Peter Loftus
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: September 17th, 2020
Company also released the guidelines for the shot’s final-stage trial.
Pfizer says late-stage coronavirus vaccine study shows moderate side effects

Pfizer says late-stage coronavirus vaccine study shows moderate side effects

By: Manas Mishra
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 15th, 2020
Pfizer Inc said on Tuesday participants were showing mild-to-moderate side effects when given either the company’s experimental coronavirus vaccine or a placebo in an ongoing late-stage study.
Vaccine makers pledge safety will be foremost - The Washington Post

Vaccine CEOs issue safety pledge amid Trump’s quest for pre-election approval

By: Christopher Rowland
Source: The Washington Post
Date of Publication: September 8th, 2020
Nine chief executives issued an extraordinary joint statement Tuesday seeking to bolster faith in coronavirus vaccine.
Covid-19 Vaccine Race Turns Deep Freezers Into a Hot Commodity - WSJ

Covid-19 Vaccine Race Turns Deep Freezers Into a Hot Commodity

By: Jared S. Hopkins
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: September 4th, 2020
Drug, logistics and public-health officials assemble a cold-storage supply chain as experimental vaccines approach the end of late-stage testing.
US stockpiling 3 different types of coronavirus vaccines through 'Operation Warp Speed' _ Fox Business

US stockpiling 3 different types of coronavirus vaccines through 'Operation Warp Speed'

By: Megan Henney
Source: Fox Business
Date of Publication: September 1st, 2020
Trump administration's Operation Warp Speed has doses -- none of which have been approved or authorized for use -- from 3 companies.
GSK, partner Vir join race to find COVID-19 antibody treatment

GSK, partner Vir join race to find COVID-19 antibody treatment

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 31st, 2020
GlaxoSmithKline and partner Vir Biotechnology have started testing their experimental antibody on early-stage COVID-19 patients, entering the race to find a winner in a promising class of antiviral drugs to combat the pandemic.
Moderna shares jump on $1.5 billion U.S. contract for COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna shares jump on $1.5 billion U.S. contract for COVID-19 vaccine

By: Manas Mishra
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 12th, 2020
Shares of Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) rose more than 5% on Wednesday after analysts said a $1.5 billion coronavirus vaccine supply agreement with the U.S. government could lead to similar deals with other countries.
Eli Lilly Studies Experimental Covid-19 Drug in Nursing Homes - WSJ

Eli Lilly Studies Experimental Covid-19 Drug in Nursing Homes

By: Peter Loftus
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: August 3rd, 2020
Late-stage trial explores whether antibody drug can help reduce infections in facilities with a diagnosed coronavirus case.