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Good morning, everyone and welcome to another working week. We hope the weekend respite was relaxing and invigorating, despite the ongoing tumult, because that oh-so-predictable routine of Zoom meetings, Skype calls, and deadlines has returned. To cope, yes, we are firing up the coffee kettle and brewing another cup of stimulation. Our choice today is maple bourbon. Feel free to join us. Remember, no prescription is required. Meanwhile, here are a few tidbits. We hope your day goes well and you conquer the world. …

FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn on Sunday maintained that authorization of the Pfizer (PFE) Covid-19 vaccine was made as quickly as possible, despite claims to the contrary by President Donald Trump, ABC News tells us. “We do not feel that this could have been out a week earlier,” Hahn told ABC’s “This Week.” “We went through our process. We promised the American people that we would do a thorough review of the application and that’s what we did. We followed our process.”

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