FDA, CDC May Approve COVID Vaccine Booster Shots For More Americans This WeekNew research suggests Johnson & Johnson's vaccine has been less effective than others. Many may soon be looking to mix vaccines for better protection.
FDA Advisers To Vote On Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Booster ShotsAn outside panel of the Food and Drug Administration's vaccine experts is scheduled to vote Thursday on Moderna's request to roll out booster shots of its COVID-19 vaccine.
Merck Asks FDA For Emergency Authorization For First Pill To Treat COVID-19Drug maker Merck asked U.S. regulators Monday to authorize its pill against COVID-19 in what would add an entirely new and easy-to-use weapon to the world's arsenal against the pandemic.
FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots For Seniors, Others At High RiskThe authorization makes the Biden administration's plan to roll out booster shots this week at least partially possible.
De Blasio Says NYC Ready To Administer COVID Vaccine Booster Shots Once FDA ApprovedThe nation's top scientists will meet Friday to discuss whether Americans who received the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will need another dose.
Health Officials Hope FDA Approval Of Pfizer's COVID Vaccine Encourages Those Who Are HesitantAfter rigorous review of hundreds of thousands of pages of data, the Pfizer vaccine is now fully licensed for people 16 and older.
Midwestern Pet Foods Receives Warning From FDA After Hundreds Of Pet Deaths, IllnessesThe agency says more than 130 dogs may have died and another 200 may have gotten sick after eating contaminated food made by the manufacturer.
FDA Allows Extra COVID Vaccine Dose For Some Immunocompromised AmericansU.S. regulators on Thursday said transplant recipients and others with weakened immune systems can get an extra dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to better protect them as the delta variant continues to surge.
FDA Approves First New Alzheimer's Drug In 18 Years Despite Advisory Committee's Recommendation Not ToThe drug is said to be the first treatment to attack the disease's progression, providing new hope for Alzheimer's patients.
Exclusive: Whistleblower Alleges Queens Company Ordered Health Clinic Workers To Over Dilute Doses Of COVID VaccineA whistleblower has accused a company in New York City of administering over-diluted doses of COVID-19 vaccine.
FDA Recommends 'Pause' For Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine After Rare Blood Clots ReportedThe FDA and CDC say they are investigating clots in six women in the days after vaccination, in combination with reduced platelet counts.