What AstraZeneca’s setback means for the vaccine race

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Hello,

Happy Thursday! 

Today in healthcare news: What the AstraZeneca trial pause means for the vaccine timeline, Zocdoc’s cofounder is suing the company, and why Dr. Anthony Fauci thinks a vaccine isn’t likely by Election Day


FILE PHOTO: Small bottles labeled with a

FILE PHOTO: Small bottles labeled with a “Vaccine COVID-19” sticker and a medical syringe are seen in this illustration

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Wall Street analysts lay out how the unexpected pause in AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine trial could slow the race to halt the pandemic

Read the full story here>>


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Former Zocdoc CEO Cyrus Massoumi

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Zocdoc’s former CEO claims he was pushed out in an illegal ‘coup’ and wants to retake control of the company

Read the full story from Jack Newsham here>>


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Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at National Institutes of Health, looks on before the start of a House Oversight And Reform Committee hearing concerning government preparedness and response to the COVID-19, coronavirus outbreak, in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill March 11, 2020 in Washington, DC.

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Don’t expect a coronavirus vaccine before the election — here’s the likely timeline according to doctors, government officials, and analysts

Read the full story from Aria Bendix here>>


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