(NEW YORK) -- New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is considering "unprecedented" legislation that would have the state issuing work authorization for asylum seekers arriving by unyielding busloads from southern border states.Hochul said she is talking to state Assembly and Senate leaders about what the bill... Read More.
(SILVER SPRING, Md.) -- The Food and Drug Administration authorized a second omicron-targeted bivalent COVID-19 booster vaccine for people over 65 or who are immunocompromised, the agency announced Tuesday.The agency also said any adult who has not yet been vaccinated will get one dose... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it is withdrawing its emergency use authorization of a COVID-19 antibody therapy as a prevention tool because it is unlikely to be effective against variants that are currently circulating.Evusheld, which is made by British-Swedish... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Dr. Peter Marks, the Food and Drug Administration's vaccine chief, said he is well aware that COVID-19 booster uptake might be low for the latest shot, authorized by the government on Thursday morning for young children over 6 months old, but he... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New boosters for 5- to 11-year-olds are just weeks away from authorization, the vaccine chief at the Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Peter Marks, said Tuesday.While primary vaccines are already authorized for children 6 months and older, the FDA has yet... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Novavax has submitted an application to the Food and Drug Administration for Emergency Use Authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine as a booster in adults that can be used on top of the its primary vaccine series or to mix and match... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The vaccine company Moderna on Thursday announced it submitted its request for the Food and Drug Administration to authorize its vaccine for children ages 6 months to 6 years, marking a hopeful development in the long journey for parents who are... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two years into the coronavirus pandemic, children under age 6 may be one step closer to being eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19.Moderna said Wednesday it plans to seek emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Moderna said it plans to seek emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its COVID-19 vaccine in children under age 6.The company released clinical trial data Wednesday showing neutralizing antibody levels were similar to those seen in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- COVID-19 vaccines for kids under 5 have not yet been authorized, but the U.S.' rollout plan is already in the works.The federal government is prepping an initial 10 million doses of the under-5 Pfizer formula, which will be ready to go... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Nearly two years into the coronavirus pandemic, children ages 5 and under are one step closer to being eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19.Pfizer on Tuesday asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine for... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Pfizer asked the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday for emergency use authorization for its vaccine for children under the age of 5.The move puts the process in motion for the FDA to review the data, bring it before its independent advisers... Read More.