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What Are mRNA Vaccines?

The first Covid-19 vaccines employ a biotechnology never before used. Find out how mRNA vaccines work.


The Robot Will See You Now

Jonathan Cohn The Atlantic
"In Brazil and India, machines are already starting to do primary care, because there’s no labor to do it,” says Robert Kocher, an internist, “They may be better than doctors. . ." The rising costs of health care, an aging population in the United States and other nations, are spurring investments into the development of sophisticated machines that will be able to perform tasks now done by highly skilled workers. What may be the impact on the healthcare workforce?

Fiscal Footnote: Senate Gift to Drug Maker

By ERIC LIPTON and KEVIN SACK The New York Times
Just two weeks after pleading guilty in a major federal fraud case, Amgen, the world's largest biotechnology firm, scored a largely unnoticed coup on Capitol Hill: Lawmakers inserted a paragraph into the "fiscal cliff" bill that did not mention the company by name but strongly favored one of its drugs.
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