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Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) with Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D.

Jan 14, 2022

COSA Poll: Majority of voters support bill to block Biden's vaccine mandate

Under the constitutional system the Founders constructed, Congress would be the sole body theoretically capable of issuing a nationwide vaccine mandate. This is not to say they would have the power to do so, only that Congress is the only...


Dec 31, 2021

Omicron spreading rapidly in U.S. and could bring punishing wave as soon as January, CDC warns

Top federal health officials warned in a briefing Tuesday morning that the omicron variant is rapidly spreading in the United States and could peak in a massive wave of infections as soon as January, according to new modeling...


Dec 17, 2021

New COVID-19 cases in US soar to highest levels on record

More than a year after the vaccine was rolled out, new cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. have soared to the highest level on record at over 265,000 per day on average, a surge driven largely by the highly contagious omicron variant.

The previous mark was 250,000...


Dec 10, 2021

Paul Mango was the Deputy Chief of Staff for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 2019-2021. During this time, he served as Secretary Azar's formal liaison to Operation Warp Speed where he was involved in nearly all strategic, operational, and financial aspects of the program, and facilitated its...


Dec 3, 2021

My returning guest today is Dr. Jeremy Levin, Chairman and CEO of Ovid Therapeutics and the immediate past Chairman of the global Biotechnology Innovation Organization. He has been voted one of the 25 most influential people in the biopharmaceutical industry. Prior to Ovid, Dr. Levin served as President and CEO of...