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FDA considers approving Pfizer vaccine booster shots

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here FDA considers approving Pfizer vaccine booster shots – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The FDA is considering authorizing Pfizer’s COVID vaccine booster shot for those who are high-risk or 65 and older. It comes as the Delta variant surge......

Extended interview: Dr. Scott Gottlieb on

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Extended interview: Dr. Scott Gottlieb on “Face the Nation” with Margaret Brennan, Part 1. – CBS News Watch CBSN Live In this extended version of an interview that aired on Sunday, September 19, 2021, Dr. Scott Gottlieb discusses the......

Extended interview: Dr. Scott Gottlieb on

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Extended interview: Dr. Scott Gottlieb on “Face the Nation” with Margaret Brennan, Part 2. – CBS News Watch CBSN Live In this extended version of an interview that aired on Sunday, September 19, 2021, Dr. Scott Gottlieb discusses the......

Gottlieb says COVID origins may never be known, urges intelligence gathering to spot future outbreaks

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Gottlieb says COVID origins may never be known, urges intelligence gathering to spot future outbreaks – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Scott Gottlieb, M.D., discusses the need for intelligence gathering to spot future pandemics in an exclusive interview airing......

Debate over COVID-19 booster shots continue as U.S. reports decline in new infections

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Debate over COVID-19 booster shots continue as U.S. reports decline in new infections – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The debate over the necessity of COVID-19 booster shots is becoming yet another point of contention in public health discourse.......

FDA panel approves Pfizer boosters for older and high-risk people

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here FDA panel approves Pfizer boosters for older and high-risk people – CBS News Watch CBSN Live President Biden’s plan to give booster shots to most Americans was rejected by an FDA advisory panel just days before its rollout. The......

Gottlieb condemns CDC’s handling of the COVID pandemic: “A failure of vision”

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Gottlieb condemns CDC’s handling of the COVID pandemic: “A failure of vision” – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb tells “Face The Nation” that the CDC wasn’t prepared for a crisis like COVID and “should......

Scientists split on COVID vaccine booster shots

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Scientists split on COVID vaccine booster shots – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Scientists are debating whether COVID-19 booster shots are necessary for those who are not immunocompromised, with some saying the vaccine is effective enough on its own.......

Ida Remnants Pound Northeast, SCOTUS Upholds Texas Abortion Ban, Purdue Pharma : Up First

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NPR The U.S Supreme Court has weighed in and upheld the controversial Texas law that bans abortions in the state after six weeks of pregnancy. What will it mean for abortion rights across the country? The remnants of Hurricane Ida pounded the northeastern U.S. overnight. New York City issued a......

Purdue Pharma’s opioid settlement sparks backlash

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Purdue Pharma’s opioid settlement sparks backlash – CBS News Watch CBSN Live A federal bankruptcy judge gave conditional approval to a settlement involving Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin. The company is blamed for helping fuel the opioid crisis.......

Judge conditionally approves Purdue Pharma opioid settlement

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here A federal bankruptcy judge gave conditional approval Wednesday to a sweeping settlement that will remove the Sackler family from ownership of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and devote potentially $10 billion to fighting the opioid crisis that has killed a......

Judge will approve Purdue Pharma bankruptcy plan that shields Sacklers

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Sept 1 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge said on Wednesday he would approve OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP’s bankruptcy reorganization plan, clearing a path to resolve thousands of opioid lawsuits and shielding the company’s wealthy Sackler family owners from future opioid litigation. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Drain said that with small......

Delta variant doubles risk of hospitalization for unvaccinated, study finds

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Delta variant doubles risk of hospitalization for unvaccinated, study finds – CBS News Watch CBSN Live An alarming study reports that the Delta variant can double the risk of hospitalizations for those who are unvaccinated. This comes as the......

Judge rules Florida school districts may impose mask mandates

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Judge rules Florida school districts may impose mask mandates – CBS News Watch CBSN Live A Florida judge ruled school districts can require students and teachers to wear masks, striking down a ban on mask mandates imposed by the......

Purdue Pharma bankruptcy judge to rule Friday on opioid settlement

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Aug 25 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge in the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy case expects to rule on Friday on the OxyContin maker’s request to approve its settlement of opioid-related litigation. During a hearing on Wednesday, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Drain in White Plains, New York, said he plans to rule......

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s daughter-in-law is top lobbyist at pharma firm that has sought to influence NY lawmakers

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New York Gov. Kathy Hochul’s daughter-in-law is a top lobbyist at a pharmaceutical firm that has been actively trying to influence state and federal lawmakers. Hochul took over as governor Tuesday following Andrew Cuomo’s resignation over a sexual harassment scandal.......

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......

CBS Evening News, August 23, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Evening News, August 23, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live FDA grants full approval to Pfizer’s COVID vaccine; WWII veteran reunites with kids whose lives he almost cut short Be the first to know Get browser notifications......

Purdue Pharma judge says Sacklers face ‘substantial risk’ of liability

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Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin made by Purdue Pharma LP at a local pharmacy in Provo, Utah, U.S. April 25, 2017. REUTERS/George Frey Judge questions where ‘the line’ is for Sackler claims Opponent warns judge of ‘historic mistake’ in approving plan Aug 23 (Reuters) – The judge overseeing Purdue Pharma’s......

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