U.S. District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto of the Eastern District of New York on Saturday denied former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli’s motion for release from prison, finding that he is at no particular health risk from COVID-19 in a facility that has yet to report any COVID-19 cases.

Matsumoto rejected Shkreli’s argument that he should be released in order to find a cure for COVID-19.

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