Listen: Biogen’s scientific succession & Michael Osterholm on pandemic Thanksgiving

Are we in for another winter surge? Has Biogen bottomed out? And can Covid-19 pills change the course of the pandemic?

We cover all that and more this week on “The Readout LOUD,” STAT’s biotech podcast. First, epidemiologist Michael Osterholm of the University of Minnesota joins us to talk about Covid-19 case counts, vaccination rates, and the state of the pandemic as we head into the holidays. Then, we discuss the surprising news that Al Sandrock, Biogen’s long-time chief scientist, is leaving the company after a tumultuous year.

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