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FDA Rejects Pfizer’s Booster Shot Request

A Food and Drug Administration vaccine advisory panel voted against giving Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine booster shot to the majority of the population. The FDA decided that booster shots would only be necessary for those over the age of 65 as...

Biden Announces Vaccine Mandate for 100 Million Workers

President Joe Biden has announced his most dramatic vaccine mandate yet on Thursday, introducing a new federal vaccine requirement that will force up to 100 million workers across the United States to be inoculated against COVID-19. In a speech given...

Hospitalizations of Children with Delta Variant Soar in US

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that there are much higher Covid-19-related hospitalization rates for children now that the Delta variant of the virus is dominant throughout the world. In a disturbing trend, coronavirus–associated hospitalization rates among...

Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine Gets Full Approval by the FDA

The Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine finally got full approval by the FDA today after months of study. The vaccine was the first on the world market. The vaccine had been given priority review treatment by the FDA as of July 20,...

Germany Will Have Vaccine Booster Shots by September

Germany will have vaccine booster shots ready as early as September, the country's health authorities said on Monday. Health Minister Jens Spahn and his team of regional health ministry officials agreed that those with a pre-existing medical condition that...

Pfizer Data Indicates Third Shot May Work Well Against Delta Variant

New data presented by Pfizer indicates that a third booster shot of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine may significantly increase protection against the Delta variant of COVID. The data shows that antibodies in those ages ages 18 to 55 increase...

US Federal Agency Announces Mandatory Vaccination Rule

The Department of Veterans Affairs became the first federal agency to require its employees receive the COVID-19 vaccine today. The VA has made its mandatory vaccination announcement at a complex new threshold in the pandemic: as more than half...

Pfizer to Begin Trials on Vaccine Against the Coronavirus Delta Variant

Pfizer and BioNTech are developing a booster shot for the company's coronavirus vaccine which would bolster protection from the delta variant of the virus. 

Delta Plus: New Coronavirus Mutation Alarms Global Health Officials

Delta plus , a new variant of the original Delta variation of the coronavirus, has spread around the world. Are our vaccines effective enough?

Potential Benefits of Mixing and Matching Coronavirus Vaccines

A new tactic has emerged-- giving two different coronavirus vaccines to people in an effort to achieve even greater immunity.