The hope is that booster shots will help protect those most at risk as the pandemic continues to rage.
After leaving government in January, Adams has continued to be outspoken about public health issues, especially as it relates to school mask mandates.
A select few may derive real benefits from a third shot, but other Americans may not, said an independent panel of experts.
Goldman said in a memo to staff, seen by The NYT, that it would require clients and staff to be fully vaccinated before entering US offices.
Many children attending school are currently ineligible for COVID-19 vaccinations, which has contributed to an increase in pediatric cases.
People in Mississippi are turning to ivermectin to prevent and treat COVID-19, despite the fact that health agencies warn against doing so.
Pfizer announced in March that its vaccine was highly effective in a trial of more than 2,000 adolescents.
Shares of major tobacco companies fell sharply Monday following The Wall Street Journal's report.
Apart from this, the FDA will give the company access to more frequent meetings and may even grant Immutep "accelerated approval and priority review."
The US government is in talks with the drugmaker Moderna about the possibility of giving out its COVID-19 vaccine in half-volume doses, Moncef Slaoui told CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday. Slaoui, the chief of the US vaccine effort known as Operation Warp Speed, said the move could allow the […]
The new, potentially more transmissible coronavirus strain, found in the UK “is already in the US,” said Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former Food and Drug Administration chief, on Monday. Despite more than 40 countries imposing a UK travel ban after the news, Gottlieb said it won’t prevent the mutated strain from […]
An FDA advisory committee will meet next month to discuss an emergency use authorization (EUA) for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. Earlier this week, Pfizer said clinical trials had shown its vaccine to be 95% effective. “While we cannot predict how long the FDA’s review will take, the FDA will review the […]
Inovio Pharmaceuticals tumbled as much as 40% in early Monday trading after the biotech firm announced a temporary hold on its coronavirus vaccine’s phase 2/3 trial. The study is on “partial clinical hold” until questions asked by the Food and Drug Administration are answered, Inovio said in a press release. […]
President Donald Trump suggested that the White House could bypass the US Food and Drug Administration on approving a coronavirus vaccine. Marc Sanchez, an FDA attorney, and consultant, said the remark was an “unfortunate attempt to increase the pressure on the FDA.” Sanchez said doing that would erode public trust […]
Abbott surged 10% on Thursday after the FDA granted emergency authorization for its 15-minute COVID-19 test. Aside from the quick testing results, the new test is also significant because it will cost only $US5. The test, BinaxNOW, can be used at “massive scale” and does not require lab equipment to […]
Three biotechnology stocks plummeted on Wednesday after the FDA issued two separate complete response letters, or CRLs, for two separate drugs. On Tuesday after the market close, Gilead received a CRL for its drug filgotinib, which was developed in partnership with Galapagos. Galapagos plummeted as much as 28% on Wednesday, […]
Dr. Scott Gottlieb, a former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, predicted that the US coronavirus death toll could hit 300,000 by the end of 2020. In an interview with “Face the Nation” on CBS, Gottlieb said, “We’re definitely going to be somewhere between 200,000 and 300,000. Whether we’re […]