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.
City Bringing Vaccines To 2 Local BarbershopsThe City of Chicago is hoping to get more teens and young adults vaccinated By bringing the vaccine to local barbershops.
South Loop's Village Leadership Academy Hosting Vaccine Clinic Friday NightStudents who want to get a COVID vaccine will have the chance Friday night in the South Loop.
Local Vaccination Sites Begin Administering Pfizer Vaccine To Kids Ages 12 To 15 Thursday; Some Sites Extend HoursSome local sites are extending hours as they prepare to vaccinate that new age group.
CDC Advisory Committee Recommends Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine For Kids Ages 12 To 15A panel of independent advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted on Wednesday to recommend Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents age 12 to 15.
Multiple Sites In Chicago, Suburbs Prepare To Offer COVID-19 Vaccine To 12- To 15-Year-OldsA local doctor’s phone is ringing off the hook already, with parents ready to vaccinate their kids against COVID-19.
Where To Get Pfizer COVID-19 Shot For Children 12-15: Doctors Say Vaccinating Children Key To Helping End Pandemic“Getting your child a COVID-19 vaccine is critical to his or her wellbeing, as well as the wellbeing of our community,” said Dr. Frank Belmonte, chief medical officer for Advocate Children’s Hospital.