An experimental COVID-19 drug that could soon become the first U.S.-authorized pill to treat the coronavirus faces one final hurdle Tuesday: A panel of government experts.
The CDC is advising consumers to avoid purchasing certain onions due to a salmonella outbreak reported in 38 states and Puerto Rico.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pfizer asked U.S. regulators Tuesday to authorize its experimental pill for COVID-19, setting the stage for a likely launch this winter of a promising treatment that can be taken at home.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday chose Dr. Robert Califf, a former Food and Drug Administration commissioner and prominent medical researcher, to again lead the powerful regulatory agency.
After months of concern that the FDA lacked a leader, President Joe Biden will tap former chief Robert Califf to again lead the powerful regulatory agency.
Actor Matthew McConaughey reveals he doesn't agree with COVID-19 vaccine mandates for children but has had his own jab.
Pfizer asked U.S. regulators Tuesday to allow boosters of its COVID-19 vaccine for anyone 18 or older, a step that comes amid concern about increased spread of the coronavirus with holiday travel and gatherings.
Older Americans and other groups particularly vulnerable to the virus have had access to a third dose of the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine since September.
Anticipating a green light from vaccine advisers, the Biden administration is assembling and shipping millions of COVID-19 shots for children ages 5-11.
The FDA cleared kid-size doses — just a third of the amount given to teens and adults — for emergency use, and up to 28 million more American children could be eligible for vaccinations as early as next week.
U.S. regulators signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.
The U.S. moved a step closer Wednesday to offering booster doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to senior citizens and others at high risk from the virus as the FDA signed off on the targeted use of the extra shots.
A federal advisory panel endorsed a plan to give Pfizer booster shots against COVID-19 to those who are 65 or older or run a risk of severe disease after rejecting a plan to give extra shots to most Americans.
The U.S. has reached another grim COVID-19 milestone: 1 in 500 Americans have died from the virus. Track the latest numbers here.
Last week, the number of Covid-19 cases in children in the US reached levels not seen since the winter surge. And with the return to school, t…
While emergency use authorization gets vaccines out to the public more quickly, it doesn’t skip any steps that full approval requires.
The FDA has agreed to let adolescents between the ages of 12 and 15 receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, making it the first available for use in children under 16.
President Joe Biden is setting a new vaccination goal to deliver at least one dose to 70% of adult Americans by July 4. The goal also includes fully vaccinating 160 million adults by then.
America's daily Covid-19 cases and deaths are now about one-fifth of what they were during their winter peaks -- and one expert says the country's improved numbers have a lot to do with the climbing vaccinations.
The US Food and Drug Administration is poised to authorize Pfizer/BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine in children and teens ages 12 to 15 by early next week, a federal government official tells CNN.
U.S. regulators say the Baltimore factory contracted to make Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine was dirty, didn’t follow proper manufacturing procedures and had poorly trained staff.