What's in store for September in the race for an effective coronavirus vaccine

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It’s Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, back in your inbox with the latest developments in healthcare. We’ve made it to September!

In today’s Dispensed: what’s ahead this month in the coronavirus vaccine and treatment race, GoodRx’s top shareholders, and a leaked email reveals CVS told employees not to tell patients if their medications were filled by staffers who had tested positive for COVID-19.

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We could get crucial data on top coronavirus vaccines and treatments in September. Here are the 10 most important events to watch for.



Read the full story from Andrew Dunn here>>

GoodRxGoodRx CEOs Doug Hirsch and Trevor Bezdek



GoodRx just filed to go public. Here are the investors and executives that stand to make the most upon its debut.

  • On Friday, the prescription-discount startup GoodRx filed to go public in a $US100 million initial public offering.
  • In the filing, GoodRx disclosed that it has a dual-class stock structure that gives voting rights to some stockholders and not others. The classes of stock will be worth about the same dollar amount upon the startup’s public debut.
  • Here are the investors that stand to make the most money once GoodRx goes public.


Read the full story from Megan Hernbroth here>>

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Leaked email reveals CVS instructed pharmacy staff not to tell patients their medications were filled by someone who tested positive for COVID-19


Read the full story from Irene Jiang here>>

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– Lydia

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