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White House will prioritize Latin America and Caribbean with first tranche of 25M donated COVID-19 vaccines

The Biden administration unveiled plans to prioritize Latin America and Caribbean countries in the first phase of its plan to donate millions of coronavirus vaccines to poorer countries struggling under pandemic surges. “Today, the Administration announced its framework for sharing at least 80 million U.S. vaccine doses globally by the end of June and the… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson snares FDA nod for first exon 20-targeted drug in EGFR lung cancer

Just a few short months after Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen unit sent its targeted non-small cell lung cancer drug amivantamab to the FDA, the regulator has come back with a green light—a very specific one. Now christened Rybrevant, the drug is the first-ever treatment for non-small cell lung cancer with a group of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations found in… Read More »