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Looking Back on Healthcare’s Toughest Battles of 2021

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COVID-19 and its ramifications were the prevailing topics in the healthcare industry once again in 2021. It’s hard to overstate the enormity of the pandemic and the effect that it has had on Read more

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Biden Nears Win as Japan, Dutch Back China Chip Controls
January 29, 2023

For more on the West’s race to implement China chip controls, read Bloomberg’s explainer on the computer chip “arms race.” (Bloomberg) — Japan and the Netherlands are poised to join the US in limiting China’s access to advanced semiconductor machinery, forging a powerful alliance that will undercut Beijing’s ambitions to build its own domestic […]

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NYSE Mayhem Traced to a Staffer Who Left a Backup System Running
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — More than 700 miles from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange’s backup data center on Cermak Road in Chicago is supposed to safeguard US markets, standing by at all hours in case disaster ever strikes the world’s largest venue for trading shares. When markets are closed, it participates in a well-worn routine, […]

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California Storms Have Farmers Rushing to Avoid Crop Shortfall
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — California farmers are facing costly damages from weeks of severe California storms that may trigger more expensive US fruits and vegetables in a time of massive food inflation. “The numbers are going to be somewhere in the hundreds of millions and perhaps in the billions,” Dave Puglia, head of the trade group Western […]

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Looking Back on Healthcare’s Toughest Battles of 2021
December 26, 2021

COVID-19 and its ramifications were the prevailing topics in the healthcare industry once again in 2021. It’s hard to overstate the enormity of the pandemic and the effect that it has had on every industry throughout the world, but the healthcare industry is the frontline where the pandemic is seen and experienced up close, and […]

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How the COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Differs From Adults’
November 2, 2021

Key Points: Pfizer recently announced its vaccine for children is more than 90% effective. In vitro diagnostics company Todos Medical announced the launch of their new COVID-19 antibody blood test which will allow unvaccinated and vaccinated people to monitor their immunity levels to the virus. Healthcare professionals weigh the utility of this type of […]

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The Vaccine Supply Chain Prepares for Biden’s Booster Fast-Track
September 2, 2021

The roll out of the covid vaccine earlier year was a feat in supply chain management but with every uplifting story theres a stressful one. The supply chain has been at the mercy of many global events this year and many industries will be have challenges with the supply chain for the foreseeable future. With […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates Gain Steam Across Corporate America
August 10, 2021

According to CNBC, over a dozen U.S. corporations have recently instituted COVID-19 vaccine mandates amid the surge of the Delta variant. Some of those corporations include United Airlines, Walmart. Tyson Foods and Google. The mandates vary between companies, with some requiring all staff to be vaccinated, while others are only making it necessary for certain […]

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Pfizer Plans to Request FDA Authorization for Covid Booster
July 9, 2021

Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech announced plans to request U.S. emergency authorization for a third booster dose of its vaccine. The release states, “Pfizer and BioNTech have seen encouraging data in the ongoing booster trial of a third dose of the current BNT162b2 vaccine. Initial data from the study demonstrate that a booster dose given 6 […]

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Pfizer CEO Bourla on Covid Vaccine, R&D, Reopening
June 21, 2021

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla, DVM, PH.D. was on the forefront of the global recovery from the COVID 19 pandemic. Pfizer helped lead the way to a vaccine, but Bourla has even higher ambitions for the company. Watch below as Bourla addresses the possibilities that lie ahead for Pfizer, and his goals to impact the medical […]

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A Pulmonary Expert Weighs in on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine’s Pause
April 28, 2021

The mission of Health Matters is to promote health equity by elevating the conversation around healthy habits, preventative health, and relevant public health issues. By approaching these topics with an equitable lens, we can all do our part to empower individuals to make more informed decisions about their health and care.   On this episode, […]

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What You Need to Know about the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine’s Stoppage
April 15, 2021

The mission of Health Matters is to promote health equity by elevating the conversation around healthy habits, preventative health, and relevant public health issues. By approaching these topics with an equitable lens, we can all do our part to empower individuals to make more informed decisions about their health and care.   Health Matters’ mission […]

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Airline Investors See a Post-Pandemic Rebound in Low-Cost Travel
April 14, 2021

(Bloomberg) — New money is flowing to low-cost airlines in the U.S. as they take on giant carriers racing to recover from the unprecedented collapse in travel during the pandemic. Two established carriers that had already been flying sold shares in the past month, while two new airlines managed to raise more than $100 million each in […]

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