After completing a five-day course of Paxlovid, President Biden has tested negative for COVID-19. He emerged from quarantine after testing negative Tuesday night and again Wednesday morning. (Fox News)

West Virginia lawmakers have advanced a new abortion bill after its pre-Roe ban was blocked. The bill bans abortion at virtually every stage of pregnancy and does not include exceptions for rape or incest. (ABC News)

The U.S. has ordered an additional 800,000 doses of the monkeypox vaccine. Health regulators said the vaccines will be available soon for distribution after weeks of delays. (AP)

Pfizer and BioNTech have started a mid-stage trial for their Omicron subvariant vaccine. The companies said on Wednesday that the modified vaccine targets the BA.2 Omicron subvariant. (Reuters)

3M announced that it will spin off its healthcare business. The move comes as the company seeks bankruptcy protection for a subsidiary whose military earplugs are being blamed for the hearing damage experienced by thousands of veterans. (The Wall Street Journal)