Merck Asks FDA For Emergency Authorization For 1st Pill To Treat COVIDDrug maker Merck is asking U.S. regulators to authorize its pill against COVID-19.
FDA Grants Pfizer Emergency Use For COVID-19 Vaccine For Children 12 To 15An analysis that included 1,005 vaccine participants in this age group found the vaccine was 100% effective in preventing COVID-19.
CDC Real-World Study Confirms Protective Benefits Of mRNA COVID-19 VaccinesA new CDC study provides strong evidence that mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infections in real-world conditions among health care personnel, first responders, and other essential workers.
Hundreds Of Texas Providers Prepare To Receive First Doses Of COVID Vaccine, Including 28 Large HubsThe CDC is expected to ship first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to more than 225 providers in Texas this week -- including 28 hub providers that will focus on large community vaccination efforts.
Despite Urgency And Pressure, FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn Says 'Corners Cannot Be Cut' In Authorizing COVID-19 Vaccine“We look at the data ourselves and we number crunch the data ourselves, so we’ll drawl own conclusions from the data.” FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn told CBS 11.
A 1st Of Its Kind - New Blood Test That May Predict Alzheimer's Goes On SaleSome are calling it a medical breakthrough, others still have questions... regardless, a new blood test that claims to detect brain plaque and help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease is now for sale on the commercial market.
Pfizer Asks U.S. Regulators To Approve Emergency Use Of Its COVID-19 VaccinePfizer said Friday it is asking U.S. regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine.
FDA Approves At-Home Rapid Coronavirus Test For Emergency UseU.S. regulators are now allowing emergency use of the first rapid coronavirus test that can be performed entirely at home.
Fresh Cut Fruit Sold At Texas Walmart & RaceTrac Locations Recalled For Possible Listeria ContaminationSome containers of Country Fresh fruit sold at retailers in Texas and eight other states is being voluntarily recalled due to a risk of listeria contamination.
FDA Commissioner Promises Science, Not Politics, Will Determine Approval Of Coronavirus Vaccine“We have urgency but we are not going to cut any corners in respect to our review of it," said FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn.
FDA: Company Recalling Dog Food Because Of Concerns Over Salmonella ContaminationPossible salmonella contamination has lead to the voluntary recall of one brand of dog food.
FDA Warns Consumers Of Another Possible Toxin In Hand SanitizersThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning of another potentially dangerous substance in some hand sanitizers.
Another Recall Of Potentially Toxic Hand Sanitizers Sold NationwideThe Food and Drug Administration's list of potentially toxic hand sanitizers continues to grow, with the agency announcing the recall of four more products sold nationwide at retailers including Walmart and Target.
Coronavirus Antibody Tests Surrounded By Doubt, Worry Over AccuracyCoronavirus antibody tests have hit the market, but, although there are hundreds of tests out there, only a few after authorized by the FDA.
Texas Lab Now Able To Test Thousands Of Blood Samples For Coronavirus AntibodiesA medical diagnostic lab in Texas is now capable of testing thousands of blood samples for coronavirus antibodies.