FDA bans Juul e-cigarettes tied to teen vaping surge

WASHINGTON Federal health officials on Thursday ordered Juul to pull its electronic cigarettes from the US market, the latest blow to the embattled company widely blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping. The action is part of a sweeping effort by the Food and Drug Administration to bring scientific scrutiny to the multibillion-dollar … Read more

The FDA Orders Juul Labs To Remove Its Products From US Market – CBS Tampa

MONTGOMERY, Md. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration you have ordered Juul labs inc. products to be removed from the US market as the agency issued marketing denial orders for its vaping devices and pods. “As a result, the company must stop selling and distributing these products. In … Read more

FDA Orders Juul Labs To Remove Products From US Market – CBS Detroit

(CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration ordered Juul products removed from the US market as the agency issued marketing denial orders for its vaping devices and pods. “As a result, the company must stop selling and distributing these products. In addition, those currently on the US market must be removed, or risk enforcement … Read more

The FDA Has Authorized Covid-19 Vaccines For Children Under Five – CBS Tampa

WASHINGTON, DC. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration gave emergency use authorization on Friday for both the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines for young children. Vaccine advisers to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted unanimously on Saturday in support of giving babies and other children as … Read more

fda: US FDA advisers move Covid-19 shots closer for kids under 5

Covid-19 shots for US infants, toddlers and preschoolers moved a step closer Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration’s outside vaccine advisers gave a thumbs-up to Moderna’s two shots for the littlest kids. The panel is set to vote later Wednesday on whether to also recommend Pfizer’s three-shot series for those youngsters. The outside experts voted … Read more

FDA Advisers Back Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine For Older Kids – CBS Detroit

NEW YORK (AP) — A government advisory panel Tuesday endorsed a second brand of COVID-19 vaccine for school-age children and teens. The Food and Drug Administration’s outside experts voted unanimously that Moderna’s vaccine is safe and effective enough to give children ages 6 to 17. If the FDA agrees, it would become the second option … Read more

Canada is first to approve experimental ALS treatment

Canada has become the first country to approve a new medication for ALS, a progressive neurological disease that causes loss of muscle control and eventual paralysis. But while Health Canada approved the drug, called Albrioza, with conditions, the US Food and Drug Administration says it’s not yet convinced the drug is effective. The delay has … Read more

Former Employee Filed Whistleblower Complaint About Abbott’s Michigan Facility Months Before Previously Known – CBS Detroit

(CNN) — A former employee at Abbott Nutrition filed a whistleblower complaint about the company’s Sturgis, Michigan, plant with the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration in February 2021, months earlier than previously known, a source familiar with the matter told CNN on Wednesday. The complaint was filed on Feb. 16, 2021, … Read more

FDA Advisers Weigh Risks, Benefits Of Novavax’s COVID-19 Vaccine – CBS Detroit

(CNN) — After more than a year with two types of COVID-19 vaccines in use in the United States, another will be up for consideration by the US Food and Drug Administration. The FDA’s vaccine advisers are set to meet Tuesday to consider Novavax’s coronavirus vaccine for the nation. READMORE: Canadian Company To Open EV … Read more

Pfizer Asks FDA To Authorize COVID-19 Vaccine For Youngest Kids – CBS Detroit

(CNN) — Pfizer 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. Data from a phase 2/3 trial of the vaccine included 1,678 children who had received a third dose during … Read more