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“I Am BIO” Podcast: Biotech Changed COVID. But Did COVID Change Biotech?

“I Am BIO” Podcast: Biotech Changed COVID. But Did COVID Change Biotech?

Science—particularly biotechnology—helped change the course of COVID with the development of effective vaccines and therapeutics. However, it is also true that COVID has changed biotechnology. This episode looks at the way biotech addressed the crisis and explores how the crisis, in turn, changed the biotech industry—its reputation, its exposure to a broader audience and its … Continued

I AM BIO Podcast: Uncut with Dr. Richard Hatchett

This is the I am BIO Uncut Series where we bring you a full interview from Monday′s podcast complete and unfiltered. In this episode, we′re joined by Richard Hatchett, CEO of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations or CEPI, a global vaccine procurement initiative.

I AM BIO Podcast: We Can and Must SHARE Vaccines with the Globe

As the good news about the decline of COVID infections in the US continues to reverberate, the threat of the pandemic still looms globally. “Nobody is safe until everybody is safe.” Sharing life-saving vaccines around the world as quickly as possible defies a simple solution. This episode explores the recommendations and best solutions to address … Continued

BIO Cheers Biden Announcement to Share 20 Million Doses of Vaccines with Developing Nations

“The White House’s decision to send Covid-19 vaccines to countries in need is an important step to ensuring people around the globe have access to lifesaving shots and ending this global pandemic. “As part of BIO’s recently-proposed Global “SHARE” program, we’ve made clear the urgent need to strengthen and support healthcare systems in low-and middle-income … Continued

Biopharma groups pledge vaccine equity

Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) joined the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) and five other industry groups in a commitment to action to ensure equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. Global vaccine manufacturers increased production “in just a few months from zero to 2.2 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses by the end of May,” says … Continued

“I Am BIO” Podcast: Good Trouble for Good Medicine

The COVID crisis has laid bare the inequities faced by certain populations in our health care system. It has become increasingly clear that the drug development process for a whole host of diseases often leaves these same populations behind through their absence or underrepresentation in clinical trials. This episode evaluates the problem and looks for … Continued

Global “SHARE” Program for COVID could provide global protection against pandemic and create American jobs

Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath, president and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), sent a letter to President Joe Biden yesterday suggesting the establishment of a COVID Global Strategy for Harnessing Access Reaching Everyone (SHARE) Program, to be implemented immediately. The letter, which is chalked full of policy solutions, is a response to the “worsening COVID … Continued

BIO’s Global “SHARE” Program for COVID could provide global protection against pandemic and create American jobs

Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath, president and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), sent a letter to President Joe Biden yesterday suggesting the establishment of a COVID Global Strategy for Harnessing Access Reaching Everyone (SHARE) Program, to be implemented immediately. The Global SHARE Program would consist of three parts.

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“I Am BIO” Podcast: Voices of Vaccine Hesitancy

Vaccines are the biggest thing on everyone′s mind right now. Whether there is hesitancy or people scrambling to get their two doses, the question is how to get 80% of adults to get the shots? In this episode, we dissect people’s fears and connect with a community leader who is trying to educate people and … Continued