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Kodak execs didn’t illegally trade stock while touting big move into pharma: report

Eastman Kodak’s pharma ambitions took a hit when insider trading accusations put $ 765 million in U.S. funding on the skids. But a special committee hired by Kodak’s board has now cleared its top brass of wrongdoing—a decision that could clear its path into drug manufacturing. The board-appointed committee cleared (PDF) Kodak’s executives and shareholders… Read More »

Trump vaccine distribution plan comes into focus and controversy

The Trump administration’s plans for a rapid vaccine rollout came into clearer focus Wednesday, sparking confusion within the administration and confrontation with Democratic nominee Joe Biden. The Department of Health and Human Services unveiled its plans Wednesday for distributing a coronavirus vaccine, the first time the agency has made such plans public. Officials overseeing Operation… Read More »

Cuomo rips into CDC as Trump’s political tool, says New York won’t follow new virus guidance

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during a COVID-19 briefing in New York City. David Dee Delgado | Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday the state won’t follow new federal guidance on coronavirus testing and urged others to do the same after CDC quietly revised its recommendations to downplay the importance of testing people without… Read More »

Rep. Jim Clyburn says probe of federal vaccine deals will look into indications of ‘insider stuff’

Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., Friday on CNBC hinted that there could be illegal activity behind the Trump administration’s backing of a number of pharmaceutical companies’ Covid-19 vaccine developments. “We see some things that indicate that there may be some insider stuff going on that’s benefiting one or two people without regard to what we’re really… Read More »

Oscar expands into 4 new states, touts new virtual primary care option

Dive Brief: Startup payer Oscar announced a major expansion of both its national presence and virtual healthcare services Thursday, the latter spurred on by the COVID-19 pandemic. New York City-based Oscar said it is expanding into four new states in 2021: Oklahoma, Iowa, North Carolina and Arkansas. It is also expanding into new counties in… Read More »