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FDA Grants Full Approval To Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

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On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted full approval to the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and its partner BioNTech, a long-awaited development that public health officials hope will persuade some people who remain hesitant about the vaccine to get the shot. “The FDA’s approval of this vaccine is …

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COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots Will Be Available In The Fall

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Health officials announced on Wednesday that Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 booster shots would be available for adults in the United States beginning the week of September 20, 2021, pending approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Dr. Vivek Murthy, Surgeon General of the United States, discussed the effectiveness of …

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CDC Suggests Third Dose Of Vaccine For Immunocompromised

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is endorsing a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine for immunocompromised individuals. All eleven members of the agency’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted in favor of additional shots of the vaccine. “At a time when the Delta variant is surging, an …

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CDC Recommends COVID-19 Vaccine For Pregnant Women

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is advising pregnant women to get the COVID-19 vaccine. “COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for all people 12 years and older, including people who are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to get pregnant now, or might become pregnant in the future,” the new guidance reads. …

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CDC Director Urges Parents To Get Teenagers Vaccinated

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky is urging parents to get their teenagers vaccinated because of the rise of COVID-19 hospitalizations in March and April. “I am deeply concerned by the numbers of hospitalized adolescents and saddened to see the numbers of adolescents who require treatment in …

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