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.
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.