Good morning. Welcome to Insider Healthcare. This is senior healthcare reporter Andrew Dunn filling in with today’s healthcare news:
- Moncef Slaoui, the former head of Warp Speed, has exited 3 biotech firms after facing a ‘substantiated’ sexual-harassment claim
- Advertisements are surging for fake vaccines, immunization cards, and negative test results on the dark web;
- Insider talked with horny folks about visions of a hot post-vaccine summer.
Moncef Slaoui, the former head of Warp Speed, has exited 3 biotech firms after facing a ‘substantiated’ sexual-harassment claim
- Moncef Slaoui, the former head of Operation Warp Speed, is facing a sexual-harassment allegation.
- His former employer GlaxoSmithKline said an investigation “substantiated the allegations and is ongoing.”
- The complaint is from several years ago when Slaoui worked at GSK. He left the company in 2017.
Since January, there’s been a 300% spike in dark net ads for COVID vaccines, fake vaccine cards, and fake test results
- Dark web ads for COVID vaccines, vaccine cards, and test results have spiked 300% since January.
- Check Point Research found ads for products ranging from $25 negative tests to $1,000 vaccine doses.
- Online misinformation about the coronavirus has been rampant since the onset of the pandemic.
- Sexually frustrated singles, couples, and polyamorous people are itching to feel intimacy again.
- As more people get vaccinated, we can’t stop sharing our biggest hopes for a hot vaccine summer.
- Horny folks told Insider they’re ready for “ho phases,” no underwear in public, and spontaneous dates.
More stories we’re reading today:
- AstraZeneca’s swashbuckling CEO finds himself at the center of a credibility crisis over the pharma’s COVID-19 vaccine (STAT News)
- Insider found 20 governors haven’t gotten their COVID-19 vaccine. Here’s who – and why. (Insider)
- After the COVID-19 vaccine, here’s what Moderna is planning for its next act (Forbes)
- Asian countries are trailing Western nations in vaccinating their populations (Wall Street Journal)
- JOIN US FRIDAY: An OB-GYN and pediatrician discuss what pregnant women should know about the coronavirus vaccine (Insider)