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Cell and gene therapy startup ElevateBio raises $170 million

While economic conditions and the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic may not make for the best atmosphere for raising funding, some companies are still announcing round closures with significant money committed…. »

As national COVID-19 cases top 1,000, insurers waive treatment fees and US preps stimulus

The number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. crossed 1,000 on Tuesday as President Donald Trump met with the nation’s largest insurers and members of his cabinet to discuss how… »

Gates, Wellcome and Mastercard launch $125 million fund to finance COVID-19 treatments

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome, and Mastercard announced a new initiative yesterday to accelerate technologies designed to identify, assess, develop, and scale treatments to the COVID-19 epidemic. The… »

Grim milestone comes as Joe Biden’s incoming chief of staff says 500,000 could die in US next month; EU states raise concerns about Pfizer slowdown German vaccine officials forced to… »




Keir Starmer calls on home secretary to take responsibility for ‘fiasco’ as officers begin to report ‘near misses’ Priti Patel is under mounting pressure to give a full account of… »