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Investors see growth opportunity in Femtech devoted to women’s health
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Investors see growth opportunity in Femtech devoted to women’s health

To Dr. Connie Lehman, a breast cancer scan is like a fingerprint that provides clues for developing personalized medical care.     “There is so much information in every digital image of a woman’s breast tissue, and the deep learning technology can extract that and predict the future and in ways we haven’t been able to […]

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Health experts predict uptick in U.S. Covid cases due to new BA.2 variant
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Health experts predict uptick in U.S. Covid cases due to new BA.2 variant

Dr. Anthony Fauci, White House Chief Medical Advisor and Director of the NIAID, responds to questions from Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) at a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on January 11, 2022 in Washington, D.C. Getty Images U.S. health experts are warning an emerging, highly contagious Covid omicron variant, […]

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Investing Club: We’re trimming one of our big winners with the S&P 500 on a four-day win streak
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Investing Club: We’re trimming one of our big winners with the S&P 500 on a four-day win streak

We see now as a pretty good level in the overall market to start raising some cash. Source

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Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla received .3 million in total compensation for 2021
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Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla received $24.3 million in total compensation for 2021

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla addresses a press conference after a visit to oversee the production of the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine at the factory of U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer in Puurs, Belgium April 23, 2021. John Thys | Pool | Reuters Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla received $24.3 million in total compensation for 2021, a 15% increase […]

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UK Covid cases are back on the rise as government scraps travel restrictions
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UK Covid cases are back on the rise as government scraps travel restrictions

Shoppers walking along Oxford Street in London on Dec. 21, 2021. Tolga Akmen | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — Cases of Covid-19 are rising once again in the U.K., according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics, just as the government lifts its remaining travel restrictions. ONS figures published Friday showed […]

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Covid cases are rising as omicron’s ‘stealth’ subvariant spreads around the world
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Covid cases are rising as omicron’s ‘stealth’ subvariant spreads around the world

LONDON — Covid cases are rising in Europe, with an increasing number being attributed to the prevalence of a “stealth” subvariant of the omicron strain. Covid cases have increased dramatically in the U.K. in recent weeks, while Germany continues to mark record high daily infections with more than 250,000 new cases a day. Elsewhere, France, […]

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Biden names Dr. Ashish Jha new Covid response coordinator to succeed Jeff Zients
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Biden names Dr. Ashish Jha new Covid response coordinator to succeed Jeff Zients

Dr. Ashish Jha is pictured in Providence, RI on Dec. 3, 2020. Jonathan Wiggs | Boston Globe | Getty Images President Joe Biden on Thursday named Dr. Ashish Jha as his new Covid-19 response coordinator to succeed Jeff Zients, who served in the role through the delta and omicron surges. Jha leads Brown University’s School […]

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Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel has sold more than 0 million of company stock during the pandemic
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Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel has sold more than $400 million of company stock during the pandemic

Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel Steven Ferdman | Getty Images Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel has sold $408 million in company stock since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic — averaging roughly $3.6 million a week — as the company’s stock soared on the development and rollout of its Covid vaccine, according to CNBC’s analysis of the […]

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Vaccine inequity will cost the world trillions of dollars, WHO Foundation warns
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Vaccine inequity will cost the world trillions of dollars, WHO Foundation warns

The CEO of the WHO Foundation has told CNBC that the global economy will lose “trillions of dollars” if more Covid-19 vaccines aren’t delivered worldwide. Anil Soni, who became the Foundation’s first CEO in January 2021, said “the governments of Europe and the West have a clear obligation to donate excess doses and to put […]

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Theranos saga returns to courtroom as Holmes’ top deputy Balwani set for criminal trial
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Theranos saga returns to courtroom as Holmes’ top deputy Balwani set for criminal trial

Sunny Balwani, former president and chief operating officer of Theranos Inc., leaves federal court in San Jose, California, Oct. 2, 2019. Michael Short | Bloomberg | Getty Images He was the man behind the lab curtain at blood-testing start-up Theranos. Now he takes center stage in his own criminal fraud case. Opening arguments in the […]

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