FDA Approves Of Moderna And Pfizer Vaccines For Children Under Five Years

In a little over two years since the start of the pandemic, almost everyone in the U.S. is now available for the COVID vaccines. Yesterday, Friday, the FDA approved of the vaccines intended for children as young as six months. Authorization of the vaccines was finalized Wednesday as a Committee of vaccine experts voted to …

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In The News This Week: White House Says Nearly A Million Children Under 12 Have Now Received COVID Vaccine

According to the White House, an estimated one million children under the age of twelve have received a COVID shot since FDA approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine last week. Jeff Zients, the White House coronavirus adviser, says they did their own research collecting data from pharmacies, and local and statewide  health officials. According to Zients, …

Recently In The News: Vaccines Soon To Be Available To 5 To 11 Age Group

Even though many kids have been back at school for some time, vaccines still are not available for those under 12. Recently, Pfizer and BioNTech completed a trial showing that a 10-microgram dose of their vaccine was safe and effective for children in the above age groups. They have submitted a request for emergency approval …

In The News This Week: Pfizer Hoping To Seek COVID Vaccine Approval For Children

On ABC's This Week on Sunday, Pfizer's CEO Albert Bourla told George Stephanopoulos  that booster shots can be provided to older Americans, as well as shots for those who have yet to be vaccinated. "I think it is also not the right thing to try to resolve it with an 'or' when you can resolve …

U.S. Finally Hits 70% Vaccination Rate For Adults

Despite a surge with the delta variant, the U.S. has finally reached its 70% vaccination rate for adults who have received one dose of the vaccines.  The Biden administration had hoped to reach it before the fourth of July holiday, but given the fact that disinformation about the vaccines have been the norm in right-wing …

In The News: Pfizer And Astra-Zeneca Vaccines Found To Be ‘Highly-Effective’ Against New COVID Strains

According to a new study by Public Health England, the Astra-Zeneca, and Pfizer vaccines are very effective against new strains from India and the U.K.. Testing done between April 05 and May 16 discovered that Pfizer's BioNTech vaccine was 88% effective against a coronavirus variant ( B.1617.2 ) from India, two weeks after a second …

In The News This Week: Every American Adult Available For COVID Vaccine

Every American Adult is available to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Previously, president Biden set a deadline of May 01 to meet that requirement, telling people that they should be able to hold small gatherings by the 04th. But many states had moved to make the vaccine to all adults much sooner, so the deadline was …

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