Crypto Futures & the Theranos Trial, Week 6


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A key FDA advisory committee unanimously recommended giving booster shots of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine to people ages 65 and older and other vulnerable Americans. Dr. Kavita Patel, a fellow at the Brookings Institution and former White House health policy director, breaks down the FDA’s debate over Covid-19 boosters. CNBC’s Scott Cohn provides an update on the trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, on week six of what’s slated to be a 13-week trial. According to court testimony this week, the blood-testing start-up hired a dermatologist with no board certification in laboratory science or pathology to become the lab director. Bitcoin has climbed above $60,000 as traders expect U.S. regulators to clear the first bitcoin futures ETF. Plus, Virgin Galactic plans to delay spaceflights to next year as it refurbishes its vehicles.

In this episode:
Dr. Kavita Patel, @kavitapmd

Scott Cohn, @ScottCohnTV

Becky Quick, @BeckyQuick

Andrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkin

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