(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) -- The Food and Drug Administration is warning parents and teens about "very unsafe" social media trends, including a recent one that has begun trending online involving cooking chicken in NyQuil. The challenge -- which the FDA called “silly and unappetizing” and “very... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- An internal review of the Food and Drug Administration's actions leading up to the infant formula crisis finds a combination of human error, antiquated technology, and poor communication and accountability amongst an already threadbare food workforce all contributed to a perfect storm... 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.
(NEW YORK) -- With the end of summer nearing, and Labor Day around the corner, U.S. health officials are preparing to roll out millions of new COVID-19 boosters as health experts grow concerned over a potential viral resurgence in the fall and winter. The Food... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Hearing aids can be sold over the counter in an effort to increase access and lower costs, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on Tuesday. The move will allow those with mild to moderate hearing loss to directly purchase hearing... 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) -- With over 6,000 cases of monkeypox confirmed in the United States, including five children, the demand for the monkeypox vaccine is high. And while the current vaccine, JYNNEOS, is approved only for adults ages 18 and older, it has been administered to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted approval on Monday for Opzelura, which is the first topical JAK inhibitor cream for the treatment of vitiligo for people 12 and older. Vitiligo, which research estimates that 1.9-2.8 million adults in the U.S. have,... 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.
(NEW YORK) -- A French-based pharmaceutical company announced Monday that it has asked the Food and Drug Administration to sell over-the-counter birth control pills in the U.S., making it the first business to file an official application. Perrigo's HRA Pharma said it hopes that regulatory... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Popular e-cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs, Inc. has been left in limbo after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it is temporarily pausing a ban on the company’s products. The federal health agency announced Tuesday on Twitter that it was issuing an administrative... Read More.