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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 …

Attendees were celebrating the religious Lag B’Omer holiday, he said. Another emergency service, Magen David Adom (MDA), said through a spokesman that at least 50 people had been injured at the gathering, 20 of them critically. The injuries were the result of overcrowding and not caused by the collapse of any structure at the site, …

Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday extended New Jersey’s public-health emergency because of the coronavirus into its 14th month. Murphy’s executive order extends the emergency another 30 days, taking it through mid-May. It expires every 30 days if not extended. The move comes as more than 1 in 3 New Jersey adults — 2,334,968 people — …

(WAOW) — Pfizer has submitted a request to the Food and Drug Administration to expand the emergency use authorization of their COVID-19 vaccine. The request is to expand emergency use into adolescents 12-15 years of age. Pending regulatory decision, Pfizer says the hope to make the vaccine available to this age group before the start …

Dallas-Methodist Health System will break ground Tuesday on a major three-story addition to Methodist Charlton Medical Center. Methodist leaders and representatives of EJ Smith Construction, including Dallas Cowboys legend Emmitt Smith, will turn the dirt on the new 40,000 square foot Emergency Department.   This expansion will almost double the size of the current Emergency …

AUSTIN (KXAN) — For thousands of Austin-Travis County residents, Monday morning began dark and cold after hours without power just as unprecedented winter storms pummeled the area. The overnight hours brought plunging temperatures, dangerous roads and at least half a foot of snow — and hundreds of thousands of power outages. Now residents want answers. …

The city of Miami Beach on Saturday declared a state of emergency over spring break crowds that have descended on the popular South Florida destination. During an afternoon news conference, Mayor Dan Gelber announced an 8 p.m. curfew for the South Beach entertainment district. He also said shore-bound traffic on the city’s causeways would be …

Czechia has introduced a new state of emergency for the next four weeks as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise and hospitals reach breaking point. /AFP Czechia has introduced a new state of emergency for the next four weeks as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise and hospitals reach breaking point. /AFP   Czechia has …

The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday authorized Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use. The vaccine is the third to be approved for use in the United States, and the first that requires only one shot.   The FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) voted unanimously to recommend authorizing the …

The FDA has approved Emergency Use Authorization for the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.  The shot is a single dose vaccine.  “After a thorough analysis of the data, the FDA’s scientists and physicians have determined that the vaccine meets the FDA’s expectations for safety and effectiveness appropriate for the authorization of a vaccine for emergency …