US to weigh authorizing Pfizer Covid vaccine for younger children

US to weigh authorizing Pfizer Covid vaccine for younger children

This post was originally published on this site A high-level medical panel of US government advisors will meet Tuesday to decide whether to authorize the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for children aged five to 11 years old. If, as is widely expected, the independent experts convened by the Food and Drug...

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Biden administration details new plans for air travel for foreign nationals starting next month

Biden administration details new plans for air travel for foreign nationals starting next month

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration on Monday outlined new details of its plans to allow Covid-19-vaccinated foreign nationals to travel to the United States again starting November 8, including details on which vaccines will be permitted and who will be exempted from requirements.

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Moderna says its vaccine is safe, effective for kids 6-11: Live COVID-19 updates

Moderna says its vaccine is safe, effective for kids 6-11: Live COVID-19 updates

This post was originally published on this siteModerna says its vaccine for kids ages 6-11 shows a “robust” immune response in a study of more than 4,500 youths. Latest COVID-19 news.     

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Texas universities with federal contracts are caught between Greg Abbott and Joe Biden over COVID-19 vaccine mandates

Texas universities with federal contracts are caught between Greg Abbott and Joe Biden over COVID-19 vaccine mandates

This post was originally published on this site Many Texas universities — which collectively hold billions of dollars in federal contracts — are wrestling with how to navigate the Biden administration’s mandate that all federal contractors be vaccinated by Dec. 8 in a state that bans vaccine mandates. Several public...

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Biden balances vaccinating Americans and donating vaccines globally

Biden balances vaccinating Americans and donating vaccines globally

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. delivered the 200 millionth dose of COVID-19 vaccines worldwide, part of a 1.1 billion dose pledge. NPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to the State Department’s Gayle Smith, who is leading the effort.

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Rand Paul calls for Fauci’s firing over ‘lack of judgment’

Rand Paul calls for Fauci’s firing over ‘lack of judgment’

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) called for Dr. Anthony Fauci to be fired over a “lack of judgment,” contending that President Biden’s chief medical adviser lied about research the National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded in Wuhan, China.“He should be fired…

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FDA Review of Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine for Kids Expected

FDA Review of Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine for Kids Expected

This post was originally published on this siteU.S. health regulators are expected to weigh in soon on the evidence for giving the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine to children 5 to 11 years old.

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Yellen sees stronger labor market after US shakes off ‘shock’ from delta

Yellen sees stronger labor market after US shakes off ‘shock’ from delta

This post was originally published on this siteTreasury Secretary Janet Yellen said in a Wednesday interview that the U.S. economy is on still on track for a strong recovery from the “very unusual shock” of the pandemic despite labor shortages and high inflation.In an interview with MSNBC’s…

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White House details plan to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11

White House details plan to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11

This post was originally published on this siteThe White House on Wednesday unveiled its plans to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11, pending US Food and Drug Administration authorization.

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