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Coronavirus: Oxford University to resume vaccine trial after pause

Trials of a Covid-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University will resume after being paused due to a reported side effect in a patient in the UK. On Tuesday, AstraZeneca said the studies were being paused while it investigated whether the adverse reaction was linked with the vaccine. But on Saturday, the university… Read More »

FDA pulls J&J’s Invokana boxed warning after reviewing amputation risks—but the sales damage is done

Sales of Johnson & Johnson’s diabetes drug Invokana have suffered since the FDA slapped a boxed warning on its label detailing the product’s amputation risks. But in an about-face, the agency now says it’s removed that warning. The FDA this week scrapped the boxed warning—which has graced Invokana’s label since 2017—after reviewing data from three clinical… Read More »

Illinois nurses on strike after stalled contract negotiations

Dive Brief: An estimated 720 nurses at AMITA St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, Illinois, went on strike Saturday after contract negotiations stalled between the hospital and nurses union. Both sides have been negotiating a new contract since early spring and nurses are currently working under a contract that expired May 9, according to the… Read More »

Mark Levin: ‘Lying media’ should apologize after study finds hydroxychloroquine helped coronavirus patients

Conservative commentator Mark Levin lashed out at the media after a study found a controversial anti-malarial drug may have helped coronavirus patients recover. Levin, a staunch ally of President Trump, argued that this was evidence that newsrooms were in the wrong to dedicate critical coverage of the commander in chief for touting hydroxychloroquine. “The disgusting,… Read More »