Pfizer Asks FDA to Authorize Booster Shot for All AdultsPfizer announced Tuesday it is asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to authorize booster doses of its COVID-19 vaccine for all adults, ages 18 and older.
FDA Authorizes Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids as Young as 5The Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized a smaller dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, a critical step for the more than 28 million children that may soon be eligible.
CDC Approves Wide Range of Options for COVID BoostersThe vaccine rollout is changing quickly as the CDC has now approved boosters for the Pfizer, Moderna and the Johnson & Johnson shots.
COVID: FDA Authorizes Moderna, Johnson & Johnson Booster ShotsThe FDA on Wednesday granted emergency use authorization to booster shots from Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, clearing a key regulatory hurdle for millions of Americans looking to boost their protection against COVID-19.
COVID: FDA Expected To Authorize Mixing Moderna, Johnson & Johnson Booster ShotsThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize boosters for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson -- and perhaps even more anticipated for some -- allow for the mix-and-match of the vaccines.
FDA Advisers Vote to Endorse Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine Booster ShotsAn outside panel of the Food and Drug Administration's vaccine experts voted unanimously to endorse Moderna's request to roll out booster shots of its COVID-19 vaccine for older and higher-risk adults who were vaccinated at least six months ago.
Health Officials Hope FDA's Full Approval Of Pfizer COVID Vaccine Will Convince HoldoutsBay Area public health officials are hoping the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's full approval of the Pfizer COVID vaccine will convince the hesitant and the holdouts to get their shot.
Report: FDA to Give Pfizer COVID Vaccine Full Approval MondayFull approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine is expected soon, according to reports.
A Dosage Of Hope: ALS Patients Fight For a Chance At Promising TherapiesImagine being told you have just a few years left to live and a promising cutting-edge treatment exists that could extend your life, but no amount of money can buy it.
FDA Approves 'Aduhelm' -- First Drug To Treat Cognitive Decline In Alzheimer's PatientsThe first new drug for Alzheimer's disease in nearly 20 years received approval from government health officials on Monday.
COVID: FDA Grants Emergency Use for Pfizer Vaccine for Children Age 12-15The Food and Drug Administration has expanded the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to children aged 12 to 15, meaning access for millions more adolescents.
Biden Administration Announces It Will Ban Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored CigarsU.S. health regulators pledged again Thursday to try to ban menthol cigarettes, this time under pressure from African American groups to remove the mint flavor popular among Black smokers.
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.