Unvaccinated people are 11 times more likely to die from COVID-19 than vaccinated people, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study. Around 54% of the U.S. population is fully vaccinated. (CNBC Weekly)

The Biden administration will distribute the remaining $17 billion of last year’s COVID-19 relief aid to hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare providers. In addition, $8.5 billion from the American Rescue Plan will be sent to rural areas. (The Washington Post)

Boehringer Ingelheim will spend $710 million to gain access to Twist Bioscience’s libraries, with the goal of discovering new therapeutic antibodies. The partnership will allow Boehringer to develop and commercialize any antibodies it discovers. (Endpoints News)

Business groups expressed support for President Biden’s vaccine mandates, but asked for more details on the plan. Some leaders said they hope for a mandate plan that “does not negatively impact the operations of manufacturers.” (The Hill)

Biogen’s clinical trials for Aduhelm excluded up to 92% of its targeted patient group of Medicare beneficiaries, according to a new analysis. “These findings are concerning given the broad labeling” of the drug, the researchers wrote. (STAT)