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FDA authorizes Pfizer’s Covid booster shots for people 65 and older and other vulnerable Americans

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Trung Nguyen, 13, gets his second dose of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at the Philadelphia Zoo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 7, 2021. Rachel Wisniewski | Reuters The Food and Drug Administration authorized Pfizer and BioNTech‘s Covid-19 booster shots for......

FDA panel rejects plan to administer Pfizer’s Covid booster doses to general public

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An influential Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on Friday resoundingly rejected a plan to administer booster shots of Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine to the general public, saying they needed more data. The panel, however, could still clear the......

FDA advisers to vote on Pfizer’s COVID-19 booster shots

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A panel of the Food and Drug Administration’s vaccine advisers is meeting Friday to discuss third doses of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, a key first step towards the Biden administration’s plans to initiate the U.S.’ first booster shots later this......

FDA staff declines to take stance on Pfizer’s Covid booster shots, citing lack of verified data

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A person receives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a mobile inoculation site in the Bronx, New York, August 18, 2021. David ‘Dee’ Delgado | Reuters The staff of the Food and Drug Administration......

CDC panel unanimously endorses full approval of Pfizer’s Covid vaccine for people 16 and older

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Roberto Ortega, 16, awaits the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine administered by Registered Nurse Amy Berecz-Ortega from AltaMed Health Services in Los Angeles, California on August 17, 2021. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images A key Centers for Disease Control......

FDA approves Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here FDA approves Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Now that the FDA has approved the Pfizer vaccine, many governments, companies and universities are pushing forward with vaccine mandates. CBS This Morning lead national correspondent David Begnaud......

FDA grants full approval to Pfizer’s COVID vaccine

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here FDA grants full approval to Pfizer’s COVID vaccine – CBS News Watch CBSN Live With the FDA’s full approval of Pfizer’s COVID vaccine, many employers, universities and the military are mandating the shot. David Begnaud takes a look. Be......

With Pfizer’s FDA approval, it’s time to mandate COVID vaccinations

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY Full FDA approval was announced Monday for Pfizer’s BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination. An announcement for the Moderna vaccine likely will follow.  With delta variant cases and hospitalizations increasing, particularly among the unvaccinated, it’s time for employers and schools to mandate the jab for their workers.  Only with a......

The F.D.A. is aiming to give full approval to Pfizer’s Covid vaccine on Monday.

New York Times
The Food and Drug Administration is pushing to approve Pfizer-BioNTech’s two-dose Covid-19 vaccine on Monday, further expediting an earlier timeline for licensing the shot, according to people familiar with the agency’s planning. Regulators were working to finish the process by Friday but were still working through a substantial amount of......

Pfizer’s CEO says Covid vaccine effectiveness drops to 84% after six months

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The effectiveness of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine steadily declines over time, dropping to about 84% for vaccinated people about four to six months after getting their second dose, according to CEO Albert Bourla. The comments, made on Wednesday on CNBC’s “The......

U.S. FDA sets January target to decide on approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 shot

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Syringe and vial are seen in front of displayed new Pfizer logo in this illustration taken, June 24, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration July 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. health regulator will review Pfizer (PFE.N) and German partner BioNTech SE’s (22UAy.DE) application for full approval of their COVID-19 vaccine in people 16......

CDC OKs Pfizer’s Covid vaccine for use in adolescents, clearing way for shots to begin Thursday

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention signed off on expanded usage of Pfizer‘s and BioNTech‘s Covid-19 vaccine for 12- to 15-year-old kids, clearing the way for pediatricians to start giving out the shots across the U.S. as early as Thursday. The......

Pfizer’s new at-home pill to treat Covid could be available by end of the year, CEO hopes

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pfizer‘s experimental oral drug to treat Covid-19 at the first sign of illness could be available by the end of the year, CEO Albert Bourla told CNBC on Tuesday. The company, which developed the first authorized Covid-19 vaccine in the......

Fauci says two doses of Pfizer’s or Moderna’s Covid vaccines are better than one to protect against variants

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Edith Arangoitia, 46, (who came as a companion to her elderly mother) is vaccinated with the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine by Doctor Galen Harnden at La Colaborativa in Chelsea, Massachusetts on February 16, 2021. Joseph Prezioso | AFP | Getty Images......

CDC says J&J Covid vaccine is OK for people who have allergic reaction to Pfizer’s or Moderna’s

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Gary Collis of Bunker Hill, West Virginia, receives his boost dose at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) community vaccination event, as the vaccination rate in West Virginia ranks among highest in world, in Martinsburg, February 25, 2021. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters......

How Does the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Compare to Pfizer’s?

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click to enlarge Dr. Fauci receiving the Moderna vaccine/ NIH photo A second coronavirus vaccine has now joined the fight against COVID-19 in the United States. On December 18, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized Moderna’s vaccine for emergency use in people 18 years or older. The decision follows......

EU regulator gives conditional approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Amsterdam – The European Medicines Agency says an expert committee has recommended conditional approval for a coronavirus vaccine developed by BioNTech and Pfizer to be used across the European Union, weeks after the shot was first granted permission under......

Alaska Health Worker Had a Serious Allergic Reaction After Pfizer’s Vaccine

New York Times
WASHINGTON — A health care worker in Alaska had a serious allergic reaction after getting Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday and remained hospitalized on Wednesday morning under observation. The middle-aged worker had no history of allergies, but had an anaphylactic reaction that began 10 minutes after receiving the vaccine at......

Moody’s says Pfizer’s U.S. COVID-19 vaccine authorization is credit positive

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FILE PHOTO: A vial of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is seen ahead of being administered at the Royal Victoria Hospital, on the first day of the largest immunisation programme in the British history, in Belfast, Northern Ireland December 8, 2020. Liam McBurney/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo (Reuters) – Rating agency Moody’s......

No, there isn’t evidence that Pfizer’s vaccine causes infertility.

New York Times
Social media platforms were flooded this week with concerns about an alarming headline purporting that Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine, which is expected to be cleared for emergency use this week, could cause infertility in women. But experts say these claims are baseless. “It’s a myth, it’s inaccurate — there’s no evidence......

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