Novartis temporarily suspended the production of the company’s Lutathera and Pluvicto cancer therapies at facilities in Italy and New Jersey after potential quality issues were discovered in their manufacturing.
The BA.2 sub-variant of Omicron was estimated to be 23.1 percent of the coronavirus variants circulating in the United States as of March 12, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on March 15.
President Joe Biden said on Jan. 27 that 14.5 million Americans have signed up for health insurance since Nov. 1, attributing the progress to the passage of his pandemic relief package and the re-opening of an online health insurance marketplace during 2021.
Eli Lilly said on May 27 the company received a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Justice related to the New Jersey plant that makes the Covid-19 treatment, bamlanivimab.
New cases of Covid-19 in the United States fell 16 percent in the week ended April 25 to about 409,000, the largest percentage drop in weekly new cases since February, according to a Reuters analysis of state and county data.
New cases of Covid-19 in the United States fell 0.4 percent during the week ended April 18 after rising for four weeks in a row, according to a Reuters analysis of state and county data.
New cases of Covid-19 in the United States rose 9 percent to more than 431,000 for the week ended March 28, the first time since January that cases increased for two weeks in a row, according to a Reuters analysis of state and county data.
The U.S. government hit the accelerator on shipments of Covid-19 vaccines after a month of largely stagnant weekly deliveries, giving states the doses they say they need to finish vaccinating priority groups and open shots to all adults in the coming weeks.
The United States reported a 3 percent decline in new cases of Covid-19 for the week ended Feb. 28, a much smaller drop than in the previous six weeks, and health officials warned that progress against the global pandemic was stalling.
Walmart Inc. is preparing to offer Covid-19 vaccinations in seven more states, as well as in Chicago and Puerto Rico, expanding beyond the two states where the company’s pharmacists are offering inoculations.