Patrizia Cavazzoni was named director of the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Cavazzoni initially joined the agency in 2018. (STAT)

Researchers are studying whether vaccinated people can still transmit the virus to others. Students at 20 colleges are participating in the study. (The Washington Post)

Biogen and Sage Therapeutics announced that SAGE-324, a major molecule in their $3.1 billion deal, showed promise in a Phase II trial for the treatment of essential tremor. However, the trial had a high dropout rate and several adverse events occurred. (Endpoints News)

President Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan includes funds to help shift seniors from nursing homes to at-home care settings. Proponents said the support is needed to support the country’s aging population. (The Wall Street Journal)

A growing list of colleges and universities are mandating that students who plan to return to in-person classes in the fall receive COVID-19 vaccinations. Vaccine hesitancy among parents, however, remains a major concern. (CNBC Weekly)