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Joe Biden’s Plan To Get US Vaccinated

Joe Biden has promised to do better than President Donald Trump to curb the virus. Wilmington: US President-elect Joe Biden on Friday said he would order increased production of syringes and other supplies to ramp up vaccinations against COVID-19 and improve upon the Trump administration rollout that he called a “dismal failure.” Under Biden’s plan, […]

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SoftBank Vision Fund losing Jeff Housenbold, who led DoorDash deal

Jeff Housenbold, managing partner at SoftBank’s Vision Fund SoftBank SoftBank’s Jeff Housenbold, who led the Vision Fund’s investments in companies including DoorDash, OpenDoor and Wag, is leaving the firm later this year. SoftBank shook up the Silicon Valley investment world with the first Vision Fund in 2017, ultimately raising $100 billion, funded in large part […]

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Biden picks a former F.D.A. chief to lead federal vaccine efforts, which will drop the name Operation Warp Speed.

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. is phasing out the Trump administration program known as Operation Warp Speed and has asked Dr. David Kessler — a former head of the Food and Drug Administration — to oversee the effort to accelerate the development, manufacture and distribution of coronavirus vaccines, Mr. Biden’s spokeswoman, Jen Psaki, said Friday. […]