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Oxford researcher says future strains can be protected against

Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to immunize the planet 'more effectively,' Lancet editor says

Sir John Bell, a professor at Oxford University in the U.K., told CNBC on Wednesday he was confident that Covid-19 vaccines could be retooled to provide effective protection against future coronavirus mutations. Bell’s comments on “Closing Bell” come as global attention focuses on a strain of the virus widely circulating …

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Peloton, Apple, IAC, CarMax and more

Peloton, Apple, IAC, CarMax and more

A monitor displays Peloton Interactive Inc. signage during the company’s initial public offering (IPO) across from the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Peloton — The exercise equipment stock …

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Covid vaccines likely to protect against new virus strain: Dr Gottlieb

Covid vaccines likely to protect against new virus strain: Dr Gottlieb

Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Monday that existing Covid-19 vaccines will likely provide protection against the new strain of the coronavirus circulating in the U.K. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday implemented strict lockdowns in London and large parts of southern England in response to rising coronavirus infections. He said …

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Dr. Scott Gottlieb expects shortages to last through next week

Dr. Scott Gottlieb expects shortages to last through next week

Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday he expects a shortage of Covid-19 vaccine doses to continue past next week, even if the Food and Drug Administration issues emergency use authorization for Moderna’s vaccine. “I’ve talked to hospitals. They’re vaccinating far fewer health-care providers than what they could be because they …

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U.S. declined Pfizer offer for more doses, says Scott Gottlieb

Why Pfizer's Covid vaccine has been authorized in the U.K. but not the U.S. yet

Dr. Scott Gottlieb, a member of Pfizer’s board, told CNBC on Tuesday the company’s offers to provide the U.S. additional doses of its coronavirus vaccine in 2021 was declined by the Trump administration. The government in July agreed to a deal with Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech for 100 million doses …

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CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin, Rick Santelli debate over Covid lockdowns

CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin, Rick Santelli debate over Covid lockdowns

“Squawk Box” co-host Andrew Ross Sorkin and CNBC bond maven Rick Santelli engaged in a heated on-air debate Friday over coronavirus restrictions, a back-and-forth that mirrored the ongoing divide among many Americans throughout the pandemic and the derisiveness of the presidential race. The intense disagreement over lockdowns between Sorkin and …

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30% of U.S. may get Covid-19 by year-end

Coronavirus ‘about to explode’ before therapeutics

Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Monday that nearly one-third of U.S. residents could ultimately have been infected by the coronavirus by the end of 2020. The significant level of prior infections is likely to have implications for transmission of the coronavirus in 2021, when there is the potential for Covid-19 vaccines …

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CDC expected to shorten recommended time

CDC expected to shorten recommended time

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering shortening it’s recommended two-week quarantine period for people who have come in contact with people who have it — a change welcomed by some medical experts who say the relaxed guidelines would be easier for people to follow. Current CDC …

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Schools need to be ‘the last thing’ shut down

Schools need to be 'the last thing' shut down

Schools should be the “last thing” shut down as governors and local officials around the U.S. weigh further public health restrictions in response to surging coronavirus cases, Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday. “We should be trying to curtail whatever activities we know are sources of community spread long before we …

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Vaccinating U.S. is a major effort

Vaccinating U.S. is a major effort

Dr. Carlos del Rio of Emory University, which is part of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine trials, told CNBC on Monday the company’s preliminary efficacy data offers “enormous hope.” However, del Rio cautioned that it will take time for its promise to be realized due to the complexity of delivering the vaccine to …

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Moderna Covid vaccine could help end pandemic

Moderna Covid vaccine could help end pandemic

Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Monday that the devastating coronavirus pandemic could “effectively” be ended next year, following promising developments around Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine. The Massachusetts-based biotech company on Monday announced that its coronavirus vaccine was 94.5% effective in preventing Covid-19, based on preliminary data from its phase-three trial. The news …

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‘Covid cases in U.S. should peak in January’

Coronavirus ‘about to explode’ before therapeutics

Scott Gottlieb, former Commissioner of the FDA Adam Jeffery | CNBC The next two to three months will be difficult for Americans as the coronavirus sweeps the nation and the second surge of the virus picks up steam, says Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the former commissioner of the FDA and a …

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