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Drug-company-paid user fees under the microscope with beleaguered FDA in funding talks

Amid a firestorm over its approval of a new Alzheimer’s treatment, the Food and Drug Administration is holding closed-door meetings with companies it regulates — talks that critics say allow drug and device makers to exert outsize influence over the agency’s operations, threatening to erode public trust in the agency at a critical moment. The […]

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Full FDA approval of Pfizer’s and Moderna’s COVID-19 shots would reinvigorate the U.S. vaccination push — but it could still be months away

The “full” approval of Pfizer’s and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines will almost certainly boost sagging vaccination rates in the U.S., though the Food and Drug Administration’s decision might not come until the end of the year. The Pfizer Inc. PFE, +0.43% and Moderna Inc. MRNA, -0.34% vaccines, along with Johnson & Johnson’s JNJ, +1.82% COVID-19 shot, […]

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Jon Stewart is on Twitter, racking up followers by the tens of thousands and picking sides in the GameStop saga

Former longtime “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart just joined Twitter — screen name: @jon_actual; followers: 845,800 and counting, rapidly — and is already staking out controversial ground, setting low expectations and suggesting he’s embarked on a path to the presidency. His very first tweet, posted late Thursday, weighs in on the GameStop GME, +67.87% saga, […]

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Boris Johnson government hails ‘new start’ as U.K. completes its departure from EU

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s long and sometimes acrimonious divorce from the European Union ended Thursday with an economic split that leaves the EU smaller and the U.K. freer but more isolated in a turbulent world. Britain left the European bloc’s vast single market for people, goods and services at 11 p.m. London time, midnight in […]

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