Biden search for a VP comes into focus as Sanders suspends campaign

Let the veepstakes begin. With Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders bowing out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday, attention is now turning to who former Vice President Joe Biden will tap to join him on the ticket in the general election. Biden already pledged last month to pick a female running mate, which […]

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Gilead Withdraws Request for Special Orphan Status on Experimental Virus Treatment

Bowing to criticism that it was exploiting the coronavirus pandemic, the drugmaker Gilead said on Wednesday that it would no longer seek orphan-drug status for remdesivir, an experimental drug that is being tested as a possible treatment. The Food and Drug Administration had only granted the special designation on Monday — which gives drug companies […]

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