Merck Asks FDA To Approve First COVID-19 PillThe government has already ordered enough of the Merck pills to treat 1.7 million Americans and will distribute them to the states if the FDA approves its use.
FDA: Pfizer COVID Booster Shot, For Now, Will Be For Those 65 And Older"We got our staff ready. We have the patient names ready to contact them for the booster. We are just waiting on the approval and rollout."
What Will Full FDA Approval Of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Mean For Vaccine Hesitancy, And Mandates, In Chicago?Full approval for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine came from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday. It came more than eight months after the FDA gave the drug authorization for emergency use.
United Airlines Announces Vaccine Mandate For U.S. Workers“The facts are crystal clear: everyone is safer when everyone is vaccinated," United Airlines executives told employees in a letter.
Sunshine Mills Recalls Six Brands Of Dog Food Over Mold ByproductSunshine Mills, Inc., issued a voluntary recall of some of its dog food products due to potentially elevated levels of Aflatoxin, a byproduct of mold, above the acceptable limit.
University Of Illinois COVID Saliva Test Approved By FDA"Widespread testing remains a critical tool in combating this pandemic, and I’m dedicating $20 million in CARES Act funding to provide one million tests to Illinois’ other public universities under the FDA’s emergency use authorization."
FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Use Of Moderna COVID-19 VaccineA second coronavirus vaccine is one step closer to the arms of Americans.
FDA Approves At-Home COVID-19 TestThe FDA just approved a COVID-19 test that you can take at home and sends the results right to your phone.
COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments Begin As First Trucks Leave Michigan Manufacturing FacilityThe first trucks carrying a COVID-19 vaccine for widespread use in the United States pulled out of a Kalamazoo, Michigan, manufacturing facility Sunday, with the shots that are critical to stopping the nation’s coronavirus outbreak destined to reach states a day later.
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.