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FDA Weighs Endorsing a Johnson & Johnson Booster Shot
On Oct. 13, U.S. drug regulators said a second shot of Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot COVID-19 vaccine could bolster people’s protection against the disease, but regulators did not have enough time to analyze the data...
Pfizer Expects FDA Approval to Vaccinate Children Under 12 by Halloween
Pharma giant Pfizer/BioNTech announced on Thursday that the company is seeking FDA approval for its COVID-19 mRNA vaccine to be administered to children between the ages of five and eleven. The submission comes after new...
Pharmaceutical Companies Making Billions From COVID-19 Booster Shots
The COVID-19 pandemic has already raked in billions of dollars of revenue for vaccine manufacturers. As booster shots get approved worldwide, these companies stand to make even more. In the United States, health officials have...
According to a recent study, boys are more at risk of heart-related COVID-19 vaccine side-effects than being hospitalized from the disease itself.
Risk of Heart Events in Teenage Boys After Vaccination Higher Than COVID-19 Hospitalization: Study
A recent preprint study by U.S. researchers, published on Sept 8. in medRxiv, revealed that healthy boys without underlying health conditions were more at risk of suffering from a cardiac adverse event (CAE) after mRNA...
Pfizer to Make $2.3 Billion Deal to Acquire Trillium, Blood Cancer Drugmaker
On Monday, Pfizer Inc. announced it would buy Canadian drug developer Trillium Therapeutics Inc via a $2.26 billion deal to reinforce its investments in blood cancer therapies. Pfizer already acquired a $25 million stake in...
The European Union has recommended the imposition of a travel restriction on Americans.
European Union Recommends Banning American Travelers
The European Union (EU) has recommended its member states institute travel bans on visitors from the United States due to its high number of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases. In addition to America, five more...
AAPS survey reveals that a majority of physicians are avoiding COVID-19 vaccinations.
The Majority of American Physicians Remain Unvaccinated
A survey conducted by the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) has found that 58 percent of physicians are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The AAPS survey comes on the back of another survey...
DETROIT, MI - APRIL 06: Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks to members of the press about the rising numbers of Covid-19 cases in Michigan and the vaccine availability before receiving a dose of the Pfizer Covid vaccine at Ford Field on April 6, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. As the US reaches a milestone in vaccinations, a surge of new Covid-19 cases has swept through the US with Michigan seeing the highest numbers of new cases.
Michigan Health System Overwhelmed by Rising COVID-19 Cases
The health system in Michigan is facing increased pressure due to a recent surge in coronavirus infections in the state. According to data compiled by John Hopkins University, the number of daily infections is fast...
Soeren Brostroem, director of the National Board of Health (L) and Tanja Erichsen, from Danish Medicins Agency announced the suspension of the AstraZeneca adenovirus vector variant from distribution in Denmark. Erichsen fainted during the conference and was rushed to hospital.
Denmark Blocks Use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Adenovirus Vector Vaccine Over Blood Clots
Denmark announced it is permanently halting the use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine in its country’s vaccination campaign, becoming the first nation to completely halt usage of the brand. The decision followed confirmation by Danish health...
An 8-year-old boy from Dallas, Texas, has accidentally received a COVID-19 vaccine.
Eight-Year-Old Boy Mistakenly Vaccinated for COVID-19 in Texas
An 8-year-old boy from Dallas, Texas, has accidentally received a COVID-19 vaccine. The U.S. government only uses three vaccines in the country – Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and Moderna. According to the emergency use authorizations,...
102 people who were vaccinated against COVID-19 have tested positive for the virus in the state of Washington since Feb. 1
Hundreds of “Breakthrough Cases” – Vaccinated Individuals Test Positive for COVID-19 in Washington, Minnesota, South Carolina
102 people who were vaccinated against COVID-19 have tested positive for the virus in the state of Washington since Feb. 1. Referred to as ‘breakthrough cases,’ it represents 0.01 percent of the state’s fully vaccinated...
Three weeks ago, the Governor of Texas, Greg Abbott (R) ended the mask mandate and allowed businesses to resume operations at full capacity.
COVID-19 Numbers Fall in Texas Despite Easing Restrictions
Three weeks ago, the Governor of Texas, Greg Abbott (R), ended the mask mandate and allowed businesses to resume operations at full capacity. Some experts criticized the decision as a bad move, with President Biden...