Rutgers is the first university in the U.S. to announce it will require all students to be vaccinated for in-person classes in the fall semester. The university said the White House’s confirmation there will be enough vaccine supply for all Americans prompted its decision. (AP)

A woman with ALS has been asking Biogen to consider compassionate use to allow her access to an experimental drug, tofersen. Biogen has thus far declined, opening up questions about the compassionate use process and its limitations. (STAT)

Gyroscope Therapeutics has scored a $148 million Series C round to push an eye disease gene therapy through Phase II trials. The treatment is for patients with dry, age-related macular degeneration (AMD). (Endpoints News)

Amazon has started rolling out on-site COVID-19 vaccination sites for frontline employees. The vaccination sites will first begin in Missouri, Nevada and Kansas then expand across the U.S. (Reuters)

Dr. Rachel Levine was voted in by the Senate as assistant secretary for health in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Levine, who was previously Pennsylvania’s secretary of health, will be the first openly transgender federal official confirmed by the Senate. (NPR)