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Why your “commitment to listening” is not enough for communities facing public health emergencies.

The order requires the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to outline within 90 days how it will use new models of care and payment to cut drug costs, according to the White House official, who declined to be identified previewing the president’s action.

U.S. President Joe Biden will announce on Friday nearly $1.5 billion to fund access to medications for opioid overdoses, sanctions against traffickers, and increased funding for law enforcement, the White House said.

The vaccine has not yet been authorized for emergency use by the FDA. Advisers to agency last month voted to recommend that the FDA authorize the shot for use in adults.

Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will consider whether to recommend Novavax Inc.’s COVID-19 vaccine for adults, which the drugmaker hopes can become the shot of choice among some American vaccine skeptics.