The Biden administration announced initiatives to bolster vaccinations through free food and baseball tickets and as well as barbershop outreach. The community-based programs are part of Biden’s plan to make June a “national month of action” for vaccinations. (The Washington Post)

Hoping to bolster its oncology pipeline, MorphoSys is acquiring Constellation Pharmaceuticals for $1.7 billion. Constellation is currently conducting late-stage clinical trials of a therapy for myelofibrosis. (STAT)

Novartis released results from its Phase III JUNIPERA study showing that Cosentyx reached its primary endpoint in the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis. The company says the treatment kept symptoms at bay. (Endpoints News)

Spurred by a boost in digital mental health care during the pandemic, companies like Woebot are creating apps that provide cognitive behavioral therapy through artificial intelligence. Some experts argue, however, that “bot therapy” may not be as effective as face-to-face therapy. (The New York Times)Moderna plans to double the E.U. production of its COVID-19 vaccine via the opening of a new Dutch site. The company has contracted with Lonza to produce 300 million more doses of the vaccine per year. (Politico)