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NJ governor begs people to get vaccinated, warns he’ll bring back mask mandates ‘if we have to’

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday urged the state’s unvaccinated residents to get a Covid shot, telling CNBC in an interview that he hopes there will be no need to reimplement public health restrictions such as mask mandates. The Democratic governor’s comments on “Squawk Box” come as U.S. coronavirus cases are rising sharply, while… Read More »

Sprout’s female libido drug Addyi back in FDA’s crosshairs years after controversial approval

Sprout Pharmaceuticals’ female libido drug Addyi has traveled a winding path through FDA gatekeepers, multiple M&A deals, marketing restrictions and more. With a possible new safety flag, the controversial medicine could be set for even more scrutiny. In a rundown of potential new safety concerns on approved products, the FDA flagged the Addyi for possible risks of drug hypersensitivity.… Read More »

Mayo Clinic bounces back from pandemic, but expenses rise dramatically

Dive Brief: The Mayo Clinic reported turning a profit in the first quarter of the year, although its expenses rose significantly compared to the first quarter of 2020, which was mostly completed before the COVID-19 pandemic became a significant issue. Overall, net income for the Minnesota-based multistate hospital system totaled $ 243 million without counting… Read More »