FDA allows pharmacists to prescribe Pfizer’s COVID-19 pill

FDA approved

Pharmacists can prescribe the leading COVID-19 pill directly to patients under a new U.S. policy announced Wednesday that’s intended to expand use of Pfizer’s drug Paxlovid. The Food and Drug Administration said pharmacists can begin screening patients to see if they are eligible for Paxlovid and then prescribe the medication, which has been shown to […]

Pfizer plans to seek COVID-19 vaccine authorization in November for kids under 5

Kid Vaccine Shot

Pfizer and BioNTech plan to file for Food and Drug Administration (FDA) emergency authorization in November for their COVID-19 vaccine for children younger than 5, Pfizer Chief Financial Officer Frank D’Amelio said this week. Pfizer has previously said the company expects to file in early October for emergency use authorization in children ages 5 to […]

COVID-19 vaccine boosters unnecessary for most say FDA advisers reportedly resigning over issue

Covid-19 Booster

COVID-19 vaccine boosters unnecessary for most, say FDA advisers reportedly resigning over issue By Kayla Rivas | Fox NewsAvailable evidence doesn’t yet indicate a need for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots among the general population, an international group of scientists said Monday, including two senior FDA officials reportedly stepping down from their posts over a disagreement with the […]

MEDIA CALL First COVID-19 Vaccine Approval

MEDIA CALL: First COVID-19 Vaccine Approval Acting FDA Commissioner Dr. Janet Woodcock and FDA Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research Director Dr. Peter Marks participate in a media call to discuss FDA’s approval of the first COVID-19 vaccine. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHAGnDz9F_w&ab_channel=U.S.FoodandDrugAdministration