This morning, I joined WBAP 820 to discuss this week’s Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing with five companies working to develop COVID-19 vaccines.
National Updates The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Defenseannounced a $1.95 billion agreement with Pfizer to support the production and delivery of the first 100 million doses of the company’s COVID-19 vaccine upon successful FDA approval. Should this vaccine obtain approval, this agreement will speed the process of making the vaccine available to the American public.
The National Institutes of Healthpublished a framework for increased quantity and quality of COVID-19 tests.
The Department of Justice has charged two hackers, both nationals and residents of China, for breaching the computer systems of hundreds of companies, governments, non-governmental organizations, and others, targeting intellectual property and confidential business information, including COVID-19 research.
The FDA published results on a study on cancer patients with COVID-19.