FDA OKs Moderna and J&J vaccine boosters for COVID : Shots

FDA OKs Moderna and J&J vaccine boosters for COVID : Shots

A health care worker prepares a dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine during a clinic held at the Watts Juneteenth Street Fair in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images A health care worker prepares a dose of the Moderna … Read more

U.S. FDA to allow mixing and matching of COVID-19 boosters- NYT

U.S. FDA to allow mixing and matching of COVID-19 boosters- NYT

Signage is seen outside of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in White Oak, Maryland, U.S., August 29, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File PhotoOct 18 (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is planning to allow Americans to get a different booster shot of a COVID-19 vaccine than the one initially taken, the New York … Read more

U.S. FDA advisers raise questions about J&J COVID-19 vaccine booster

U.S. FDA advisers raise questions about J&J COVID-19 vaccine booster

A healthcare clinician prepares a dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for a commuter during the opening of MTA’s public vaccination program at the 179th Street subway station in the Queens borough of New York City, New York, U.S., May 12, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon StapletonOct 15 (Reuters) – Some members … Read more

Merck seeks first U.S. FDA authorization for COVID-19 tablet

Merck seeks first U.S. FDA authorization for COVID-19 tablet

The Merck logo is seen at a gate to the Merck & Co campus in Rahway, New Jersey, U.S., July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermidOct 11 (Reuters) – Merck & Co Inc (MRK.N) said on Monday it has applied for U.S. emergency use authorization for its tablet to treat mild-to-moderate patients of COVID-19, putting it on … Read more

Pfizer Submits Favorable Initial Data To The FDA On Kids’ COVID-19 Vaccine Trial : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

Pfizer Submits Favorable Initial Data To The FDA On Kids' COVID-19 Vaccine Trial : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

Pfizer and BioNTech say they will submit a formal request for emergency use authorization of the vaccine in young children “in the coming weeks,” as they share data with the FDA about trials for kids from 5 up to 12. Here, a healthcare worker administers a dose of the vaccine to an older child at … Read more

Uncontrolled Spread review: Trump’s first FDA chief on the Covid disaster | Books

Covid deaths in the US have passed 680,000. More than 2,000 lives are lost every day. The south and south-east are the new killing fields, intensive care units operate at near capacity, vaccination rates stall. In Florida, Republicans contemplate scrapping vaccine mandates for measles and mumps too. Talk about turning back the clock.Joe Biden’s declaration … Read more

US coronavirus: The FDA could authorize Covid-19 vaccines for young children in weeks, expert says

US coronavirus: The FDA could authorize Covid-19 vaccines for young children in weeks, expert says

In the least vaccinated states, roughly eight people out of every 100,000 residents died of Covid-19 over the past week, compared with only about two out of every 100,000 people in the 10 most vaccinated states.CNN used data from Johns Hopkins University and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the analysis. Less … Read more

U.S. FDA advisers recommend COVID-19 boosters for 65 and older after rejecting broad approval

U.S. FDA advisers recommend COVID-19 boosters for 65 and older after rejecting broad approval

Sept 17 (Reuters) – Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted on Friday to recommend COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for Americans 65 and older and those at high risk of severe illness, after overwhelmingly rejecting a call for broader approval.The panel also recommended that the FDA include healthcare workers and others at high … Read more