Bay Area Health Workers Cheer Newly-Approved 1-Shot Johnson & Johnson VaccineExperts believe the newly-approved Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, which only requires one injection and needs only normal refrigeration, could be a game-changer.
Bay Area Health Expert Hails Potential of Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine in Pandemic BattleA new milestone in the fight against the pandemic came Friday when the Food and Drug Administration's advisory committee recommended the approval of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency authorization.
FDA Authorizes Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine for Emergency UseThe FDA on Friday authorized Moderna's coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, offering a new source of hope in the nation's fight against the pandemic.
COVID Vaccine: Bay Area Frontline Workers Set to Receive 1st Pfizer Doses MondayFriday night, the FDA approved Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine and the first doses could be delivered to predesignated sites across the Bay Area as soon as overnight Sunday.
Bay Area Seniors Eagerly Await Newly-Approved Pfizer COVID VaccineThe FDA approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use authorization Friday evening and a federal vaccination program will help those living in long-term care facilities.
COVID Pandemic: FDA Approves Pfizer's Coronavirus Vaccine For Emergency UseThe FDA on Friday approved Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, kicking off a massive effort to initially deliver nearly 3 million doses of the vaccine to more than 600 sites nationwide.
COVID Update: FDA Panel Endorses Emergency Authorization For Pfizer COVID-19 VaccineThe Food and Drug Administration's advisory panel on Thursday recommended the emergency use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID Vaccines: California Health Care Experts Plan for Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine When AvailableThe news about potential coronavirus vaccines is promising but, when approved, the challenge will be distribution. California health officials are making plans now.
Gilead's Remdesivir Becomes First FDA-Approved Drug For COVID-19 TreatmentThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday gave the green light to remdesivir as the first approved treatment for patients hospitalized with COVID-19.
'How Can I Be Sick?' Woman Who Took Hydroxychloroquine For 19 Years To Treat Lupus Still Got COVID-19A Wisconsin woman is warning people that the anti-malarial drug, hydroxychloroquine, wil not protect someone from COVID-19.
Sunnyvale Lab Gives Details On How New Rapid Coronavirus Test WorksOfficials with Sunnyvale-based company Cepheid on Sunday provided some explanation as to how its recently FDA-approved coronavirus test operates.
FDA Approves First Treatment For Kids With Peanut AllergiesThe first treatment for peanut allergies is about to hit the market.
Pentagon Warns Military Not To Use Consumer DNA Kits Due To Security RiskAs more and more people are swabbing their cheeks for saliva samples in hopes of discovering their roots, the Pentagon is warning members of the military not to buy or use direct-to-consumer DNA kits.
Bay Area Patients Stung By Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments As FDA Looks To Clamp DownHundreds of clinics are popping up all over the country offering unapproved and potentially dangerous stem cell treatments.
Concord Company Warned By FDA For Illegally Selling CBD ProductsThe US Food and Drug Administration sent a warning to 15 companies, including a company in the East Bay, that have illegally sold cannabidiol products, better known as CBD, by adding it to food or marketing it as a dietary supplement.