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Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success.

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Experts say Moderna didn’t produce data critical to assessing vaccine

Experts say Moderna didn’t produce data critical to assessing vaccine

Heavy hearts soared Monday with news that Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate — the frontrunner in the American market — seemed to be generating an immune response in Phase 1 trial subjects. The company’s stock valuation also surged, hitting $29 billion, an astonishing feat for a company that currently sells zero products.

But was there good reason for so much enthusiasm? Several vaccine experts asked by STAT concluded that, based on the information made available by the Cambridge, Mass.-based company, there’s really no way to know how impressive — or not — the vaccine may be.

While Moderna blitzed the media, it revealed very little information — and most of what it did disclose were words, not data. That’s important: If you ask scientists to read a journal article, they will scour data tables, not corporate statements. With science, numbers speak much louder than words.

Even the figures the company did

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Cities let restaurants set up in streets to ease Covid-19 restrictions

Forbici Modern Italian's temporary outdoor dining tent in Tampa, Florida.Forbici Modern ItalianThere's not usually a white 1,800-square-foot tent set up in the street outside Forbici Modern Italian in Tampa, Florida. Then again, few things are as they were before the...

Trump-touted hydroxychloroquine has higher risk of death, study says

A pack of Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate medication is held up on March 26.John Phillips | Getty ImagesHospitalized Covid-19 patients treated with hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug President Donald Trump says he's taking to prevent the coronavirus, had a higher risk of...

As cabin fever sets in, Americans’ vacation habits are changing

Heidi Bess, Owner of Candlelight Cottages in Bolton New York, said customers are anxious to get out of their house after being housebound for months.Source: Heidi BessMemorial Day is the unofficial start of summer but the water parks are dry, amusement parks are...