Illinois To Receive First Doses Of COVID-19 Antiviral Treatments Later This Month“These new oral antivirals add new tools to our toolbox to keep people with COVID-19 out of the hospital,” said IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike.
CDC Recommends Pfizer Booster Shot After 5 MonthsThe CDC also recommended that kids ages 5 to 11 with moderately or severely weakened immune systems receive an additional dose 28 days after their second Pfizer shot.
Pfizer Says New Trial Confirms High Efficacy Of Its COVID Antiviral PillsThe company says early results from its lab tests shows its antiviral will likely remain effective against all variants of concern, including Omicron.
FDA Greenlights Pfizer Booster Shots For Americans As Young As 16The Food and Drug Administration has greenlighted a request from Pfizer and BioNTech to allow Americans as young as 16 to get a booster shot of their COVID-19 vaccine, the agency announced on Thursday, clearing a key hurdle before that age group can receive the third shot.
Pfizer Says Experimental COVID-19 Pill Cut Hospitalization, Death by 90%Pfizer is seeking authorization for its experimental COVID-19 pill after reporting it cut hospitalization and death by 90%, AP reports.
Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine More Than 90% Effective At Protecting KidsPfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine is more than 90% effective at protecting kids from infection, ahead of public review, AP reports.
Pfizer Asks FDA For Emergency Use Authorization For COVID Vaccine For Kids 5 to 11Pfizer officially submitted a request to the FDA for emergency authorization of their COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 to 11 years old.
CDC Approves Pfizer Booster Shots For Seniors, Others At Increased Risk From COVID-19Many people who have received Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine are now eligible for booster shots, after the CDC gave final approval to third doses for three groups.
CBS News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook Answers Questions About Kids And The COVID-19 VaccinePfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine works for kids ages 5 to 11. It is welcome news for many, but it also triggers a lot of questions. CBS News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joins us with some answers on that, and on other issues surrounding the state of the pandemic.
Kids Pfizer COVID Vaccine Trials 'Safe' And Well Tolerated' By Participants"I'm really proud of them. Seeing them kind of courageously take this step and to do so really enthusiastically has just been a remarkable experience, not just as a pediatrician, but certainly as a dad."
Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works In Kids Ages 5 To 11; Will Seek U.S. AuthorizationPfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon.
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.
FDA Grants Full Approval For Pfizer's COVID-19 VaccineThe Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it had granted full approval to Pfizer and BioNTech for their COVID-19 vaccine.
Moderna Says Third COVID-19 Shot Will Likely Be Necessary This Fall, But Some Chicago Doctors Don't Agree It's Needed YetA third shot in the arm of COVID-19 vaccine? That is what Moderna suggested Thursday for this fall as cases rise, but some doctors are not on board with the idea at this time.