Senate confirms Biden FDA nominee

Senate confirms Biden FDA nominee

This post was originally published on this siteThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has a new confirmed leader, after the Senate on Tuesday voted to confirm Robert Califf.Califf was confirmed in a vote of 50-46, with one senator voting present. The close vote reflected …

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Biden expected to announce Califf as FDA pick on Friday

Biden expected to announce Califf as FDA pick on Friday

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden is expected on Friday to announce the nomination of Robert Califf to lead the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).Califf would return for a second stint atop the agency if confirmed, a source familiar with the decision confirmed to…

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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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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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