FDA Authorizes COVID-19 Vaccines For Children As Young As 6 MonthsShots can't be given until the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's vaccine advisers have voted on whether to recommend them -- a vote is scheduled for Saturday -- and CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky has signed off on that recommendation.
Baby Formula Production At Abbott's Michigan Plant Delayed After Flooding From Severe StormsAbbott said that once the plant is re-sanitized and production resumes, it will restart EleCare production, followed by specialty and metabolic formulas.
U.S. Toddlers Could Soon Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19The US could be vaccinating infants, toddlers and preschoolers against Covid-19 within days.
FDA Advisers Back Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine For Older KidsA government advisory panel Tuesday endorsed a second brand of COVID-19 vaccine for school-age children and teens.
Former FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg To Address Graduates At JHU Bloomberg School Of Public Health 2022 GraduationAppointed by former President Barack Obama, Dr. Hamburg served as the second woman to head the United States Food and Drug Administration from 2009 to 2015.
FDA Limits Who Can Receive Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Over Rare Blood ClotsAt the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the single-shot COVID-19 vaccine was seen as a game-changer.
FDA Officials Say Annual COVID-19 Shots May Be Needed In The FutureBy this summer, "decisions will need to be made" on who should be eligible for additional COVID-19 shots in the fall, and by June, the composition of the vaccines will need to be determined.
More Similac Baby Formula Recalled As CDC Investigation ExpandsCronobacter bacteria can cause severe, life-threatening infections or inflammation of the membranes that protect the brain and spine
A Fourth COVID-19 Shot Might Be Recommended This Fall, As Officials 'Continually' Look At Emerging DataIn the United States, health officials emphasized late last year that fourth doses were not yet needed and said it was too premature to be discussing a potential fourth dose of coronavirus vaccine for most people.
FDA Approves Shorter Intervals For Moderna Booster ShotsThe Food and Drug Administration has amended the emergency use authorization for Moderna booster shots.
Anne Arundel County Will Prioritize Vaccine Appointments For Children Ages 5-11 Starting Nov. 8Following the FDA's authorization of Pfizer vaccines for children as young as 5 years old, the Anne Arundel County Health Department on Friday said it will prioritize appointments for children ages 5 to 11 starting on the week of Nov. 8.
Health Officials Share Ways To Keep Children Safe This Holiday SeasonHalloween is right around the corner and before you know it the holidays will be here. Plenty of families are getting travel plans ready but the big question many have is how do u keep kids safe who are still unvaccinated?
Maryland Congressman Says He Prescribes Ivermectin For COVIDA Maryland congressman who is a practicing anesthesiologist said on a radio show that he prescribed a medication typically used to treat parasites in livestock and humans as a treatment for COVID-19.
FDA Expected To Approve J&J, Moderna Covid Booster Shots, ‘Mix and Match’ DosesThe FDA is expected to give the green light this week to booster shots for those already vaccinated with Moderna and Johnson and Johnson—a huge step in protecting against breakthrough infections and waning immunity.
FDA Committee Recommends Boosters For Johnson & Johnson, Final Authorization Could Come Next WeekA month after an FDA panel approved a booster for the Pfizer vaccine, that panel late this week unanimously recommended the same for other vaccines--Thursday for Moderna and Friday the Johnson & Johnson single-shot.