FDA Approves Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine For Emergency UseThe FDA on Friday approved Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, kicking off a massive effort to initially deliver nearly 3 million doses of the vaccine to more than 600 sites nationwide.
Hospitals, Public Health Officials Standing Ready To Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine Once FDA Gives AuthorizationChicago area hospitals and health departments are in stand-by mode, waiting for the FDA to give the green light to the first COVID-19 vaccine. Officials say they have the equipment and expertise to deploy the vaccine as soon as possible.
Advisory Panel Recommends FDA Approval Of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine For Emergency UseThe Food and Drug Administration' Vaccines Advisory Committee Thursday recommended Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine be approved for emergency use, which would trigger a massive distribution effort.
COVID Vaccines Coming to Chicago As Early As Next WeekPeople will need two doses of the vaccine spread over several weeks.
FDA Allows Emergency Use Of Regeneron Antibody Drug Trump Received For COVID-19U.S. health officials Saturday agreed to allow emergency use of a second antibody drug to help the immune system fight COVID-19, an experimental medicine that President Donald Trump was given when he was sickened last month.
FDA Grants Emergency Authorization For Abbott Labs' New COVID Antibody TestThe new antibody test can better help doctors determine how far along a patient is in their recovery, and help determine if further treatment, isolation, or follow-up visits are needed.
FDA Approves 'Game Changing' COVID-19 Saliva Test Developed At The University Of Illinois"This type of scalable product would allow us to mass, deploy testing, and better track and contain the spread of COVID-19."
CBS 2 Investigators: Hundreds Of COVID-19 Antibody Tests On The Market, But Are They Accurate?With cases of COVID-19 spiking again in several states, a lot of people want to know if they could be immune to the coronavirus, so they are paying for antibody tests. Hundreds of these have hit the market in just months. But are they accurate?
FDA Warns Public To Avoid Specific Hand Sanitizer Products That Contain MethanolThe Food and Drug Administration advised avoiding nine products made by a company in Mexico called Eskbiochem.
Chicago Dentist Accused By FDA Of Peddling Illegal At-Home COVID-19 Antibody Testing KitsA Chicago dentist’s office is among three companies accused of peddling illegal at-home coronavirus antibody testing kits.
'How Can I Be Sick?' Woman Who Took Hydroxychloroquine For 19 Years To Treat Lupus Still Got COVID-19A Wisconsin woman is warning people that the anti-malarial drug, hydroxychloroquine, wil not protect someone from COVID-19.