Three-Dose Covid-19 Vaccine Produces Strong Immune Responses In Children Ages Six Months To Five Years, Pfizer And BioNTech Say – CBS Tampa

(CW44 News At 10 | CNN) –Three Child-size doses of the Pfizer/BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine have shown a strong immune response in children ages six months to five years, the companies said Monday. The vaccine makers said they will finish submitting the trial data to the US Food and Drug Administration this week. The Phase 2/3 … Read more

Pfizer says 3 of its COVID shots give kids under 5 strong protection

CDC panel recommends boosters for kids 5 to 11 07:48 Three doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine offer strong protection for children younger than 5, the company announced Monday. Pfizer plans to give the data to US regulators later this week in a step toward letting the littlest kids get the shots. The news comes after … Read more

Pfizer Says 3 COVID Shots Protect Kids Under 5, Will Soon Send Data to FDA – NBC Chicago

Three doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine offer strong protection for children younger than 5, the company announced Monday. Pfizer plans to give the data to US regulators later this week in a step toward letting the littlest kids get the shots. The news comes after months of anxious waiting by parents desperate to vaccinate their … Read more

Pfizer to Court: Toss Lawsuit That Revealed COVID-19 Vaccine Testing Issues

Pfizer has asked a US court to throw out a lawsuit brought by a whistleblower that revealed problems at the testing sites used in Pfizer’s critical phase III trial of its COVID-19 vaccine. Brook Jackson, the whistleblower, filed a False Claims Act lawsuit against Pfizer, Ventavia, and ICON, alleging they had “concealed violations of both … Read more

FDA authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 booster dose for kids 5-11

PITTSBURGH (AP) — US regulators on Tuesday authorized a COVID-19 booster shot for healthy 5- to 11-year-olds, hoping an extra vaccine dose will enhance their protection as infections once again creep upward. Everyone 12 and older was already supposed to get one booster dose for the best protection against the newest coronavirus variants — and … Read more

Pregnant women who had Covid vaccine 15% LESS likely to suffer stillbirth, ‘reassuring’ study finds

Pregnant women who are vaccinated against Covid are ‘significantly’ less likely to suffer a stillbirth compared to the unvaccinated, research suggests. There had been widespread safety concerns about the jabs among expectant mothers, which saw them become one of the least vaccinated groups in the country. Their fears were seized upon by anti-vaxx conspiracy theorists, … Read more

J&J’s COVID-19 vaccine restricted by FDA due to rare but serious blood clot risk – National

US regulators on Thursday strictly limited who can receive Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine due to the ongoing risk of rare but serious blood clots. The Food and Drug Administration said the shot should only be given to adults who cannot receive a different vaccine or specifically request J&J’s vaccine. US authorities for months have … Read more

Medical experts question Kamala Harris’ use of Pfizer pill for COVID

Vice President Kamala Harris has said she had “no symptoms” following her COVID-19 diagnosis — but some medical experts were left baffled after it was revealed she was taking an antiviral pill designed to treat patients with severe cases. Harris’ office announced Tuesday that the vice president was prescribed and had used Pfizer’s Paxlovid following … Read more