The U.S. is planning to expand monkeypox vaccine distribution locations as part of its new $20 million partnership with AmerisourceBergen. The federal government will now be planning to make up to 2,500 shipments of Jynneos per week, across as many locations. (Reuters)

New York Governor Kathy Hochul lifted mask requirements for subways, buses and other mass transit. COVID cases and hospitalizations have declined dramatically in New York City and across the state since the peak of the massive omicron surge last winter. (CNBC)

Amylyx Pharmaceuticals’ meeting with a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee is unlikely to increase its ALS drug approval chances. Last time out, the advisory committee voted 6-4 against in answer to the question as to whether there was sufficient data to approve AMX0035. (Seeking Alpha)

Roche Therapeutics acquired Good Therapeutics for $250 million, including the company’s top project, a preclinical cancer therapy. Good’s therapy, which uses the cytokine IL-2, is meant to bolster treatments like Keytruda for a wider array of patients. (STAT News

Reproductive healthcare startup Choix announced it will begin selling abortion pills to people who aren’t pregnant as a way for them to stock up for future use. The service, which the company is calling “advanced provision,” will be available in certain U.S. states – including California, Colorado, Illinois and Maine – that allow abortion. (Bloomberg)