Gilead to expand access to remdesivir, its promising coronavirus treatment

Gilead Sciences Inc. will expand access to its experimental anti-coronavirus drug remdesivir to accelerate its emergency use for multiple severely ill patients. The drugmaker said it’s switching to “expanded access” from a “compassionate use” program under which remdesivir was given … Read more…

Fed’s Beige Book Says U.S. Economy Continues To Expand At Modest Pace

U.S. economic activity expanded modestly from October through mid-November, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book. The Beige Book, a compilation of anecdotal evidence on economic conditions in the twelve Fed districts, noted economic growth continued at a similar pace … Read more…

Former BET Chairman Debra Lee: Keep Pressure on Corporations To Expand Black Board Representation

Some 20 years ago, Debra Lee, then chief operating officer of Black Entertainment Television, gained her first corporate board appointment when she was tapped to serve as a director for Kodak, the leading photographic film products manufacturer at the time. … Read more…

As genetic data expand, researchers urge caution in how predictors of education outcomes are used

Authors of a new review article warn that as the predictive power of genes tied to learning and educational outcomes increases and access to genetic data expands, researchers, educators, and policymakers must be cautious in how they use such data, … Read more…

Trump’s company plans to expand check of employees’ legal status following report that it hired undocumented workers for years

The decision to use the E-Verify program is the first acknowledgment that Trump’s private business has failed to fully check the work status of all its employees, despite his claims otherwise during the 2016 campaign. Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org … Read more…