New York has launched a coronavirus contact tracing app. The free COVID Alert NY app will alert users if they have come into contact with someone who tested positive for the virus. (CNBC)

The Food and Drug Administration has expanded its investigation into AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine trial. The FDA plans to look at data from earlier vaccine trials led by the same scientists. The COVID-19 trial has been on hold in the U.S. since September 6. (Reuters)

Meanwhile, the University of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine candidate has received accelerated review in Europe. The European Medicines Agency’s decision allows regulators to review trial data during development. (Bloomberg)

Invivo Communications has joined Red Nucleus, a provider of learning, performance and process solutions for the life sciences industry. Together the companies have more than 360 employees across seven locations in North America, Europe and Asia. (PR Newswire)

The virtual MM+M Awards take place on October 8. Join us as we celebrate the best in health marketing. (MM+M)