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Howard University receives $10M grant for public service law

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Welcome to Monday, the 86th anniversary of the first night Major League Baseball game. Here are some news items to start your week. — Howard University School of Law receives $10 million grant for public service law scholarships and training. ...

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Novavax gets $4M for COVID-19 vaccine, teams with Emergent

A scientist works in a Novavax lab in Gaithersburg. (Submitted photo by Elliott O’Donovan)

A Gaithersburg drug company has received $4 million in funding from a nongovernmental organization to develop a COVID-19 vaccine and is teaming with another Gaithersburg drug company for development and manufacturing.

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‘Vaccine court’ keeps claimants waiting

Clifford Shoemaker

A system Congress established to speed help to Americans harmed by vaccines has instead heaped additional suffering on thousands of families, The Associated Press has found.

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FDA OKs Pfizer meningitis vaccine

(AP) Federal health regulators have approved the first vaccine to prevent a potentially deadly form of bacterial meningitis often associated with college dormitories. The Food and Drug Administration says it cleared Pfizer’s Trumenba to prevent a subtype of Meningococcal disease ...

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U.S. gives Profectus grants for Ebola vaccine

Profectus BioSciences Inc., of Baltimore, a pharmaceutical company, has received a three-year, $8.5 million grant — along with Galveston National Laboratory, of Texas — to develop an Ebola vaccine. Profectus’ VesiculoVax vaccine, designed for combating biowarfare threats, could also “have ...

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