Enlarge / The Food and Drug Administration headquarters in White Oak, Maryland. reader comments 123 with The Food and Drug Administration greenlit two updated COVID-19 vaccine booster shots Monday—a day before advisors for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are scheduled to meet and vote on recommendations for use of the updated vaccines. The ..
reader comments 25 with Concern over the highly evolved omicron subvariant BA.2.86 is easing as the first batch of preliminary studies on the virus suggests it may not be as immune evasive or dangerous as its numerous mutations suggest. But the good news is tempered by the latest COVID-19 data, which shows increasing rates of ..
Enlarge / US President Joe Biden receives the latest COVID-19 booster shot in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next to the White House, in Washington, DC, on October 25, 2022. reader comments 158 with 104 posters participating Share this story The Biden administration is struggling to refocus the country’s attention ..
Enlarge / A pharmacist prepares to administer COVID-19 vaccine booster shots during an event hosted by the Chicago Department of Public Health at the Southwest Senior Center on September 9 in Chicago. The recently authorized booster vaccine protects against the original SARS-CoV-2 virus and the more recent omicron variants, BA.4 and BA.5. reader comments 58 ..
reader comments 44 with 30 posters participating Share this story Federal officials have reportedly scrapped plans to expand access to second COVID-19 booster doses this summer, opting instead to pressure vaccine-makers Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech to produce their next-generation BA.5-targeting boosters even faster than before, possibly in September. Currently, people ages 50 and over, as well ..
Enlarge / Dr. Peter Marks, director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research within the Food and Drug Administration, testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing on the federal coronavirus response on Capitol Hill on March 18, 2021, in Washington, DC. reader comments 105 with 69 posters participating Share this ..
reader comments 35 with 22 posters participating Share this story Covid-19 Coverage View more stories The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use as a single booster dose in teens ages 16 and 17. The authorization stands to expand access to boosters amid a crushing wave of delta transmission, ..
reader comments 147 with 81 posters participating Share this story The Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for all adults as early as Thursday, agency insiders told The New York Times Tuesday. The reported timeline is remarkably fast-paced for the regulatory agency and comes as members ..
Enlarge / Frontline workers of the Medical Center of Aurora gather in front of the hospital for a COVID-19 memorial in Aurora, Colorado, on July 15, 2021. reader comments 42 with 29 posters participating Share this story Covid-19 Coverage View more stories More states are activating crisis standards of care, and at least two have ..
Enlarge / A health worker administers a COVID-19 booster vaccine and an influenza vaccine to an Army veteran at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital on September 24, 2021, in Hines, Illinois. reader comments 406 with 175 posters participating Share this story Covid-19 Coverage View more stories Over the past few weeks, federal health advisers ..