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.
Bay Area Health Experts Weigh In After FDA Advisers Back Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine For Kids 5 To 11Pfizer's request to roll out COVID-19 vaccines for Americans as young as 5 years old cleared a key regulatory hurdle Tuesday, after a panel of the Food and Drug Administration's outside vaccine advisers voted by a majority to back Pfizer's request.
COVID UPDATE: Monterey County Hosting Town Hall Meeting on Vaccines for ChildrenAfter a panel of vaccine experts ruled the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should approve COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11, Monterey County officials announced Tuesday that it’s hosting a town hall meeting later that week.
FDA Advisers Back COVID-19 Booster Shots for Johnson & Johnson RecipientsA day after a panel of the Food and Drug Administration's outside advisers voted to endorse the third doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, the committee voted unanimously Friday to back booster shots.
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.
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.
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.
SJ Fitness Gym Offers Testing For Antibodies For People Who May Have Had COVID-19Red Dot Fitness has partnered with a biotech company and is now offering testing for antibodies of COVID-19.
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.
FDA Investigates SF-Based JUUL's Campaign For Ballot Measure To Overturn Ban On E-CigsA federal investigation has been officially launched into whether JUUL's political ads were legal.
Trump Proposes Ban On Flavorings Used In E-CigarettesPresident Donald Trump says his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes amid an outbreak of breathing problems tied to vaping.
FDA Issues Warning About Claire’s Make-up Products Containing AsbestosU.S. regulators were warning people not to use certain Claire's makeup products because tests confirmed they contained asbestos.
NorCal Startup Shuts Down After FDA Warning On 'Young Blood' Anti-Aging Treatments
FDA Stages Surprise Inspection At Juul's San Francisco OfficeThe Food and Drug Administration has staged a surprise inspection and seized "over a thousand documents" at the San Francisco headquarters of the nation's leading e-cigarette manufacturer.