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2021 Breakthrough Prize Winners Announced: Researcher Who Developed Protein Design Technology Awarded $3 Million

David Baker, whose protein design technology is being used to develop therapies for Covid-19 and cancer, received one of several awards to scientists from the Breakthrough Prize Foundation that add up to a combined total of $21.75 million.

The Covid Vaccine Will Require Billions Of Tiny Glass Vials – And This Italian Billionaire Family Is Making Them

Thousands of employees donned face masks to work around the clock in three daily shifts, seven days a week – making everything from insulin pen cartridges to miniature glass barrels and — most pressingly — millions of tiny sterile vials, each one small…

The Covid Vaccine Will Require Billions Of Tiny Glass Vials – And This Italian Billionaire Family Is Making Them

Thousands of employees donned face masks to work around the clock in three daily shifts, seven days a week – making everything from insulin pen cartridges to miniature glass barrels and — most pressingly — millions of tiny sterile vials, each one small…

Dow Jumps 450 Points As Stocks Continue Record Run

Stocks continued their strong start to what is historically a bad month for markets.

The Inside Story Of Biotech’s Barnum And His Covid Cures

Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong’s radical cancer treatments made him one of the wealthiest physicians on Earth. Now the master of medical marketing believes his drug therapies could defeat “the crisis of our time.”

China Drug Maker’s Shares Soar On COVID-19 Vaccine Pact With AstraZeneca

Shares among leading China pharmaceutical makers have soared amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Billionaire Businesswomen Tops Ranking Of China’s Richest In Healthcare

COVID-19-related business has helped to lift the fortunes of leading China drug entrepreneurs.

Gates Foundation Donates $150 Million To Distribute Covid-19 Vaccine To Developing Nations As They Struggle With Accelerating Pandemic

The donation comes on the heels of a debunked conspiracy theory about why Gates is pushing for the vaccination.

China Grand Pharmaceutical Latest From Country To Sell Stock Amid Price Surge

Growing global demand for drugs, drug development services, medical devices and medical equipment amid the COVID-19 pandemic is benefiting China suppliers.

Billionaire Tech Entrepreneur Tom Siebel Built A Massive Compendium Of Covid-19 Datasets. Some 2,000 Researchers Now Use It.

Covid-19 data is voluminous but unwieldy. So tech entrepreneur Tom Siebel combined 32 datasets (and counting) into a massive compendium that researchers could access for free. So far, it’s got 2,000 active users.

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