Published: Dec 01, 2021
Expert advisers to the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday recommended authorization of the first coronavirus pill to prevent high-risk people from developing severe illness in a divided vote that reflects the complicated mix of benefits and risks of a new and easy mode of treatment.
Published: Nov 17, 2021
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer requested emergency authorization Tuesday for its five-day antiviral pill regimen, Paxlovid, making it the second easy-to-take treatment aimed at keeping newly infected people out of the hospital to go before the Food and Drug Administration.
Published: Nov 04, 2021
NEW DELHI - The World Health Organization on Wednesday granted emergency-use authorization to the Indian-developed coronavirus vaccine, a move that could provide a meaningful boost to the global vaccine supply and open the door to outbound travel for millions of Indians.
Published: Oct 06, 2021
WASHINGTON - Johnson & Johnson asked the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday to grant emergency use authorization for a booster dose of its single-shot coronavirus vaccine, making it the final vaccine used in the United States for which permission is being sought for an extra shot.