Covid-19 vaccinations begin for US children under 5

CNN — Dr. Sarah Schaffer DeRoo described in one word how she felt after getting her 7-month-old son vaccinated against Covid-19: thrilled. Her active baby boy sat in her lap at a vaccine clinic hosted by Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC, while receiving his first dose of Covid-19 vaccine. The shot was administered in … Read more

US FDA authorizes Covid vaccines for children as young as 6 months

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized two COVID-19 vaccines for children as young as 6 months, opening the door for vaccinating millions of the youngest American children. The agency authorized Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccine for children aged 6 months to 4 years of age, and Moderna Inc’s shot for those aged 6 months to … Read more

The baby formula shortage is getting worse

New York CNNBusiness — For months stores nationwide have been struggling to stock enough baby formula. Manufacturers say they’re producing at full capacity and making as much formula as they can, but it’s still not enough to meet current demand. The out-of-stock rate for baby formula hovered between 2% and 8% in the first half … Read more

Is It Allergies, or Is It COVID? -Lifehacker

Is It Allergies, or Is It COVID?Life Hacker Identifying allergies versus COVID-19WEAU COVID or allergies? Spring weather may make it tough to tell what’s ailing youKTLA Los Angeles COVID vs. Allergies: How Can You Tell the Difference in Symptoms?NBC Chicago

Is It Allergies, or Is It COVID? -Lifehacker

Is It Allergies, or Is It COVID?Life Hacker Identifying allergies versus COVID-19WEAU COVID or allergies? Spring weather may make it tough to tell what’s ailing youKTLA Los Angeles COVID vs. Allergies: How Can You Tell the Difference in Symptoms?NBC Chicago Seasonal Allergies or COVID-19? Understanding the Difference | by Washington State Department of Health | … Read more

FDA inspectors found live and dead rodents, ‘putrid odor’ and droppings ‘too numerous to count’ at Family Dollar distribution facility, report says

CNN — A US Food and Drug Administration inspection report gives graphic details about a significant rat infestation at a Family Dollar stores distribution facility in West Memphis, Arkansas. On Friday, the FDA warned that various products purchased within the past year from Family Dollar stores may be contaminated and unsafe to use. Also Friday, … Read more

FDA Recalls Illegally Imported At-Home COVID Tests – CBS Detroit

(CBSDetroit)— Several at-home COVID tests are recalled over reports that they were illegally imported. The US Food and Drug Administration says the Standard Q COVID-19 Ag Home Test was only designed for screening and not to give an actual diagnosis. READMORE: Detroit Announces 3,000 Speed ​​Humps To Be Installed In New Program Officials say anyone … Read more

FDA Delays Meeting on COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Under Age 5 – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — The US Food and Drug Administration has delayed a meeting about a COVID-19 vaccine for children younger than 5 that was originally scheduled to take place next week, raising questions about when they’ll be able to get vaccinated against the deadly viruses. The FDA said it wants to see more data … Read more