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For Immediate Release: May 10, 2021 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) to include adolescents 12 through 15 years of age. The FDA amended the EUA …

Experts say merely waiving IPR will not raise vaccine supply unless pharma companies transfer the technology and trade secrets that will enable others to produce the vaccines Topics exim matters | T N C Rajagopalan | Coronavirus Vaccine Last Wednesday, the Biden administration signalled its intention to support the proposal of India and South Africa at the World …

Two Virginia health districts are turning high schools into clinics this week to vaccinate students 16 and older and their parents. Alexia Lehman’s first time back inside Skyline High School since the pandemic was to get vaccinated. She turned 16 Saturday and is eligible for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. “I feel more comfortable in this …

By Chanel Zagon05 May 2021 23:52 Australia’s High Commissioner to India and former NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell has described the harrowing scenes of India’s COVID-19 crisis as “pretty grim” as the country alarmingly clocks 290 new cases every minute. Speaking to Today from New Dehli, Mr Barry O’Farrell said it was relatively safe inside an …

The NBC10 Boston Investigators have learned the top public health employee in the town of East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, is retiring after a report found “multiple failures” in how he handled the COVID-19 pandemic. Last month, the town’s investigation faulted Robert Philbrick for a variety of decisions, including his oversight of the East Bridgewater Commercial Club …

An infection control hotel quarantine manager in Victoria has been stood down amid a damning report by The Australian they had been reported to authorities twice since March for breaching protocols. Minister for Government Services Danny Pearson, said that Matiu Bush, general manager of COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria’s Infection Prevention and Control, had been stood down …

Los Angeles and San Francisco are leading the way toward a broader reopening of California businesses. Both cities have met virus case thresholds for the least-restrictive yellow tier, according to the latest update on the state’s COVID-19 dashboard. The move will allow indoor bars to reopen, larger crowds to cheer on Major League Baseball’s Dodgers …

While the Biden administration has been racing to maximize the number of Americans vaccinated against COVID-19, government researchers have also been working on what form the next generation of vaccines will take. They may be combined with the seasonal flu vaccine, or could come in the form of pills or patches instead of shots. Scientists …

NEW DELHI (AP) — COVID-19 infections and deaths are mounting with alarming speed in India with no end in sight to the crisis and a top expert warning that the coming weeks in the country of nearly 1.4 billion people will be “horrible.” India’s official count of coronavirus cases surpassed 20 million Tuesday, nearly doubling …

As the COVID-19 numbers reach horrifying new heights in India, with a world record of over 400,000 new cases in a single day, it’s more and more important to get vaccinated and help stop the spread. And yet, even though there is plenty of vaccine supply available in the U.S., many Americans are refusing to …