• Coronavirus variants called 'escape mutants' threaten our progress in the pandemic

    1 day ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Hello all,
    My name is Allison DeAngelis, a senior healthcare reporter covering biotech and pharmaceutical companies, and welcome to Insider Healthcare. Today in healthcare news:
    Coronavirus variants called "escape mutants" threaten the progress we've made ;
    Sen. Bernie Sanders continues to call for drug companies to relinquish their rights to Covid products ;
    Alife Health wants to stop the huge bills that come with infertility treatments .
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  • How COVID variants called 'escape mutants' threaten to undo all our progress

    How COVID variants called 'escape mutants' threaten to undo all our progress

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement For the first time in over a year, people are starting to feel hope that the pandemic has finally turned a corner. Nearly a third of Americans are fully vaccinated , and the CDC has relaxed its recommendations on outdoor masks. Europe is on track to be extensively vaccinated by summer's end. Both Paris and New York have announced they're reopening for business.
    But in reality we're entering one of the most precarious moments in the pandemic. We're in a critical race between vaccines and variants of the virus, and despite all the progress we've made in recent months...
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