Tag: Epidemics

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CDC director defends controversial call on Pfizer’s Covid boosters

CDC director defends controversial call on Pfizer’s Covid boosters

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, who has been selected to serve as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention speaks during an event at The Q [...]
Biden says unvaccinated Americans are ‘costing all of us’ as he presses Covid vaccine mandates

Biden says unvaccinated Americans are ‘costing all of us’ as he presses Covid vaccine mandates

President Joe Biden on Friday blamed unvaccinated Americans for slowing down the U.S. economic recovery, accusing some elected officials of activel [...]
NIH Director Collins calls Israeli data ‘impressive’

NIH Director Collins calls Israeli data ‘impressive’

A patient receives his booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine during an Oakland County Health Department vaccination cl [...]
CDC panel endorses third Pfizer doses for high-risk adults

CDC panel endorses third Pfizer doses for high-risk adults

A key Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory group voted Thursday to recommend distributing Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid-19 booster sho [...]
Covid vaccines don’t increase risk of miscarriage or birth defects, CDC says

Covid vaccines don’t increase risk of miscarriage or birth defects, CDC says

A pregnant woman receives a vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Skippack Pharmacy in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, U.S., February 11, [...]
CDC panel votes on who should get Pfizer Covid booster shot after FDA OK

CDC panel votes on who should get Pfizer Covid booster shot after FDA OK

[The stream is slated to start at 12 p.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.]A key Centers for Disease Cont [...]
FDA authorizes Pfizer’s Covid booster shots for people 65 and older and other vulnerable Americans

FDA authorizes Pfizer’s Covid booster shots for people 65 and older and other vulnerable Americans

The Food and Drug Administration authorized Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid-19 booster shots for people 65 and older and other vulnerable Americans six [...]
FDA still silent on Covid booster shots as key CDC panel concludes first day of a two-day meeting

FDA still silent on Covid booster shots as key CDC panel concludes first day of a two-day meeting

A syringe is filled with a dose of Pfizer's coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at a pop-up community vaccination center at the Gateway World Ch [...]
WHO repeats warning against Covid booster shots for healthy people

WHO repeats warning against Covid booster shots for healthy people

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference in Geneva Switzerland July 3, 2020.Fabrice Co [...]
Former FDA chief Gottlieb says U.S. intelligence agencies should investigate virus outbreaks

Former FDA chief Gottlieb says U.S. intelligence agencies should investigate virus outbreaks

Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, speaks during the Skybridge Capital SALT New York 2021 conference in N [...]
Pfizer Covid vaccine safely generates robust immune response in kids, Pfizer says

Pfizer Covid vaccine safely generates robust immune response in kids, Pfizer says

A smaller dose of Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine is safe and generates a "robust" immune response in a clinical trial of kids ages 5 to 11, [...]
FDA committee meets to debate and vote on Covid booster shots

FDA committee meets to debate and vote on Covid booster shots

A key Food and Drug Administration vaccine advisory committee is meeting Friday to debate and vote on Pfizer and BioNTech's application to offer bo [...]
FDA panel recommends Pfizer’s Covid booster doses for people 65 and older

FDA panel recommends Pfizer’s Covid booster doses for people 65 and older

An influential Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on Friday rejected a proposal to distribute booster shots of Pfizer and BioNTech's C [...]
FDA meeting puts Biden’s plan to combat virus at risk

FDA meeting puts Biden’s plan to combat virus at risk

A key part of President Joe Biden's plan to combat Covid is in jeopardy as a Food and Drug Administration vaccine advisory committee meets Friday t [...]
Covid delta variant is so contagious it raises bar for vaccines

Covid delta variant is so contagious it raises bar for vaccines

Houston Fire Department paramedics prepare to transport a man with breathing difficulties from a senior living center to a hospital on September 14 [...]
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