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Federal agency finds ‘reasonable grounds to believe’ Rick Bright’s whistleblower claims: NYT

Only days after former BARDA chief Rick Bright filed a whistleblower complaint alleging retaliation by the Trump administration, the U.S. Office of the Special Counsel has recommended his temporary reinstatement, the New York Times reports. The agency found “reasonable grounds to believe” HHS officials were retaliating against Bright when they re-assigned him to a new public-private… Read More »

Federal COVID-19 testing program will determine how far coronavirus has really spread

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government committed more than $ 1 billion to COVID-19 research Thursday, including a proposal for widespread testing to better understand the coronavirus that led to the pandemic and to chart a recovery course for the country. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada needs research to respond to the pandemic in the… Read More »

Judge denies J&J’s request to transfer 2,400 talc lawsuits to federal court

Containers of Johnson’s baby powder made by Johnson and Johnson are displayed on a shelf on July 13, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images A federal judge on Friday denied Johnson & Johnson‘s request to transfer about 2,400 lawsuits over its talc-based baby powder to a district court in Delaware, sending… Read More »