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FDA staff supportive of Pfizer, Moderna COVID vaccines in young children

June 13, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

COVID-19 vaccines have been authorized in the U.S. for a year and a half, with the FDA progressively expanding their clearances to cover broader and broader swathes of the population. Yet they are still unavailable to the youngest children, who […]


News

‘Wisdom and fear’ lead 90% of U.S. seniors to covid vaccines

August 4, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Amid the latest surge in covid-19 cases and hospitalizations, the United States on Tuesday hit a milestone that some thought was unattainable: 90% of people 65 and older are at least partly vaccinated against the disease. That’s more than 49 […]


News, Regulatory

The WHO didn’t reverse its position on kids and Covid vaccines

June 25, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A social media post circulating on Facebook and Instagram claims that the World Health Organization recently flipped its policy recommendation about children receiving a Covid-19 vaccine. “The WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION recently reversed its stance on children getting the Covid vaccine. […]


News, Regulatory

FDA asks Emergent plant to pause manufacturing while it investigates botched Covid vaccines

April 19, 2021

Via: CNBC

The Food and Drug Administration has asked Emergent BioSolutions to temporarily stop producing materials for Covid-19 vaccines while U.S. regulators investigate its plant in Baltimore responsible for ruining millions of Johnson & Johnson shots, Emergent said in a regulatory filing […]


Innovation, Research

Mutations could render current Covid vaccines ineffective in a year or less, epidemiologists warn

March 30, 2021

Via: CNBC

Mutations of the coronavirus could render current vaccines ineffective within a year, according to a majority of epidemiologists, virologists and infectious disease specialists surveyed by the People’s Vaccine Alliance. The survey of 77 experts from some of the world’s leading […]


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Bill Gates says J&J and Novavax Covid vaccines have ‘a lot of capability’ against variants

February 18, 2021

Via: CNBC

Bill Gates told CNBC that Johnson & Johnson’s and Novavax’s vaccines will still be essential tools against new, emerging variants of the coronavirus — even though the companies have said their shots may be less potent against a strain found […]