Startups want to help vaccinate

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Today in healthcare news: Startups want in on vaccination efforts, the potential of an intranasal vaccine, and what’s in the stimulus bill the Senate passed this weekend.


Coronavirus vaccine
A pharmacist prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Jessica Hill/AP Photo

Digital health startups like Ro and Zocdoc want in on the US vaccination effort. They’re wading into a complex vaccine distribution puzzle.


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Flumist intranasal flu vaccine
Actor James Van Der Beek gets vaccinated with a nasal-spray flu vaccine called FluMist on September 15, 2014. Michael Buckner/Getty Images

A future COVID-19 vaccine could be squirted up the nose. The nasal spray could stop transmission, especially in kids.

Read the full story from Aylin Woodward and Allison DeAngelis here>>


Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Democrat from New York, united his caucus to pass $US1.9 ($2) trillion coronavirus relief bill. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images

11 things you need to know about the revised COVID stimulus bill Senate Democrats just passed

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