FDA Authorizes COVID-19 Vaccines For Children Under 5The Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines are now authorized for emergency use in young children. The US Food and Drug Administration expanded the authorizations for the vaccines Friday to include children as young as 6 months.
FDA Advisers Vote In Favor Of Authorizing COVID-19 Vaccine For Children Under 5Vaccine advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously on Wednesday in favor of expanding the emergency use authorization for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to include younger children.
FDA Advisers Back Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine For Older KidsA government advisory panel Tuesday endorsed a second brand of COVID-19 vaccine for school-age children and teens.
FDA Advisers To Weigh Expanding COVID-19 Vaccines To Younger ChildrenSeveral months after older children became eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the United States might be just days away from offering vaccines to those younger than 5.
Moderna Says Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shows Stronger Antibody Response Against OmicronModerna said on Wednesday its bivalent Covid-19 vaccine booster that contained a vaccine targeting the Omicron variant showed a stronger immune response against the variant.
Detroit Councilman Coleman Young II Contracts COVID-19Detroit Councilman Coleman Young II is experiencing a breakthrough COVID-19 infection, the city announced on Tuesday.
FDA Advisers Weigh Risks, Benefits Of Novavax's COVID-19 VaccineThe FDA's vaccine advisers are set to meet Tuesday to consider Novavax's coronavirus vaccine for the nation.
Pfizer Asks FDA To Authorize COVID-19 Vaccine For Youngest KidsPfizer and BioNTech announced Wednesday that they have completed their submission requesting emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration for their COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 6 months to 5 years.
CDC Defends Its Authority To Issue Transportation Mask MandateThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defended its authority to issue a mask mandate for domestic travelers, in a brief filed Tuesday asking an appeals court to reverse a district court's decision in April to strike down the mandate.
School Loses Challenge To Expired Michigan Mask OrderA federal appeals court on Wednesday dismissed a Catholic school's challenge to Michigan's 2020-21 mask order.
Detroit Health Department Recommends Masks Indoors As City Reaches High COVID-19 LevelThe Detroit Health Department is recommending masks indoors as the city reaches a "high" COVID-19 community level.