President-elect Joe Biden is planning to name the members of his coronavirus task force today. Former surgeon general Vivek Murthy, former Food and Drug Administration commissioner David Kessler and Yale University’s Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith are expected to serve as co-chair for the task force. (Retuers)

Biogen’s new Alzheimer’s drug received an unfavorable vote from the FDA advisory committee. The agency will issue its final verdict on approval in March. (MM+M)

The first serology test that screens for neutralizing antibodies for coronavirus has been approved by the FDA. These antibodies develop after an individual has been infected with COVID-19. It is unclear how long the antibodies last and how much they protect an individual from the virus. (CNBC)

Coronavirus cases have surpassed 50 million worldwide. The U.S. has had more than 126,000 new daily cases for three consecutive days. Deaths in the U.S. have also remained above 1,000 for five consecutive days. (Bloomberg)

Entries are open for MM+M’s third annual Holiday Contest. This year, entries should explore how the holidays take on new meaning this year. The deadline is December 7. (MM+M)