(SILVER SPRING, Md.) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized bivalent COVID-19 boosters for children between the ages of 6 months and 4 years old Thursday. The booster, available from both Pfizer and Moderna, was previously authorized for everyone 5 years and older in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the updated bivalent COVID-19 booster for younger children Wednesday. The Pfizer booster has been authorized for children aged 5 and older and the Moderna booster for children aged 6 and older. When the new boosters were... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New and updated COVID-19 booster shots were given an emergency use authorization by the Food and Drug Administration Wednesday morning, paving the way for shots in arms as soon as next week. The booster shots were updated to target two different COVID... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Americans will likely have one more COVID-19 vaccine to choose from after the Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization for Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday. The two-shot vaccine was authorized for use in people 18 years and older. Novavax is the fourth... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Food and Drug Administration has authorized the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for kids as young as six months old, finding them both safe and effective. "Many parents, caregivers and clinicians have been waiting for a vaccine for younger children and this... Read More.
(LONDON) -- The U.K. has authorized charges of indecent assault against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, according to the Crown Prosecution Service. He is facing two charges of indecent assault against a woman from an incident that allegedly took place in August 1996 in London.... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized a booster dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 years old, at least five months after completion of a primary series, officials announced Tuesday. "While it has largely been the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization for a COVID-19 test that uses breath samples -- the first of its kind to get the agency's green light. The device, called the InspectIR Covid-19 Breathalyzer, is "about the size of... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Food and Drug Administration has authorized a new monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19, shown to hold up against the omicron variant and BA.2 subvariant. The drug, called bebtelovimab from Eli Lilly, is a monoclonal therapy meant for COVID-19 patients as young as... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Pfizer boosters for 12- to 15-year-olds. The moves comes as schools reopen after the holiday break. In a release, the FDA said it has amended the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer vaccine to also shorten... Read More.
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday authorized Merck's COVID-19 pill for certain adults. The authorization is limited to adults who have a high risk of severe illness and for whom alternative FDA-authorized treatment options are not accessible or medically appropriate. This is the second COVID-19... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House said Tuesday that President Joe Biden will tap into the nation's strategic oil reserve to help offset a surge in gasoline prices. Biden, facing rising consumer discontent ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, will make the formal announcement in remarks Tuesday... Read More.