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Young Boy Died With Evidence of Heart Inflammation After COVID-19 Vaccination: CDC
Young Boy Died With Evidence of Heart Inflammation After COVID-19 Vaccination: CDC
A young boy died after getting Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine and evidence was found of the boy suffering from heart inflammation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) researchers ...
05-20-2022
US Regulators Reject Request to Clear Cheap Drug for Treatment of COVID-19
US Regulators Reject Request to Clear Cheap Drug for Treatment of COVID-19
U.S. regulators have rejected a request to grant emergency authorization to a cheap drug for the treatment of COVID-19, drawing criticism from one of the doctors that asked ...
05-19-2022
Scientists Reveal COPD Patients More Susceptible to COVID-19
Scientists Reveal COPD Patients More Susceptible to COVID-19
Australian researchers have found out why chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients face a higher risk of developing severe COVID-19, which could be critical in developing new drugs. ...
05-18-2022
US Regulators Authorize Pfizer COVID-19 Booster for Children as Young as 5
US Regulators Authorize Pfizer COVID-19 Booster for Children as Young as 5
Americans as young as 5 can get a COVID-19 vaccine booster after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on May 17 expanded emergency authorization for Pfizer's shot. ...
05-17-2022
Young Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Recipients More Likely to Get Infected After 5 Months
Young Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Recipients More Likely to Get Infected After 5 Months
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine turned negatively effective after five months, according to a new study. Researchers with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analyzed test ...
05-14-2022
Dr. Robert Malone: COVID-19 ‘No Longer a Global Health Crisis’
Dr. Robert Malone: COVID-19 ‘No Longer a Global Health Crisis’
The COVID-19 pandemic is over, according to Dr. Robert Malone. "We're through the acute phase," Malone, a scientist who helped invent the messenger RNA technology, said on NTD's ...
05-13-2022
CDC: No Documents Supporting Claim Vaccines Don’t Cause Variants
CDC: No Documents Supporting Claim Vaccines Don’t Cause Variants
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says it does not have documents backing its claim that COVID-19 vaccines do not cause variants of the virus that ...
05-13-2022
NIH Director Says Error Was Made When Chinese Sequencing Data Was Pulled Offline
NIH Director Says Error Was Made When Chinese Sequencing Data Was Pulled Offline
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) made an error when it took COVID-19 sequencing data offline, the agency's head said on May 11. "In the way it was ...
05-12-2022
FDA: Americans Should Treat COVID-19 Like the Flu
FDA: Americans Should Treat COVID-19 Like the Flu
Several top Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials, including Commissioner Robert Califf, admitted that Americans will now have to accept COVID-19 as another respiratory virus, comparing it to ...
05-8-2022
People Can Still Get J&J Vaccine If They Have a Problem With Other Two Shots: White House
People Can Still Get J&J Vaccine If They Have a Problem With Other Two Shots: White House
People who, for whatever reason, do not want to get a Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine can still get the Johnson & Johnson shot, a top White House ...
05-6-2022
FDA Investigating Reports of COVID Relapses Following Use of Pfizer’s Pill
FDA Investigating Reports of COVID Relapses Following Use of Pfizer’s Pill
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating reports of relapses among people who took Pfizer's COVID-19 pill. The FDA "is evaluating the reports of viral load ...
05-4-2022
COVID-19 Vaccine Can Trigger Acute Hepatitis: Case Report
COVID-19 Vaccine Can Trigger Acute Hepatitis: Case Report
A recent case report about a man who received an mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccine suggests that taking the vaccine "may trigger immune-mediated hepatitis," researchers wrote. The case report does not ...
05-3-2022
Merck’s Antiviral COVID-19 Pill Approved in Singapore
Merck’s Antiviral COVID-19 Pill Approved in Singapore
Singapore has approved a second oral antiviral drug for treating COVID-19. Molnupiravir, branded as Lagevrio, was granted interim authorization under the Pandemic Special Access Route (PSAR) by the ...
05-2-2022
Moderna Seeks Clearance for COVID-19 Vaccine for Young Children
Moderna Seeks Clearance for COVID-19 Vaccine for Young Children
Moderna on April 28 said it has asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to grant emergency use authorization (EUA) to the company for its COVID-19 vaccine ...
04-28-2022
WHO Backs Pfizer’s Oral COVID-19 Therapy for High-Risk Patients
WHO Backs Pfizer’s Oral COVID-19 Therapy for High-Risk Patients
The World Health Organization (WHO) on April 21 endorsed the use of Pfizer Inc.'s oral COVID-19 antiviral treatment in high-risk patients after an analysis of trial data by ...
04-27-2022
3 in 4 US Children Have Had COVID-19: CDC Estimate
3 in 4 US Children Have Had COVID-19: CDC Estimate
Three out of four children in the United States have had COVID-19, along with more than six in 10 young adults, according to new estimates. Research from the Centers ...
04-27-2022
Vitamin D Supplementation Is Effective in Preventing COVID-19, Study Suggests
Vitamin D Supplementation Is Effective in Preventing COVID-19, Study Suggests
Vitamin D supplementation can help prevent COVID-19 without serious adverse events, regardless of the individual's vitamin D status, a study suggests. The peer-reviewed study, published in the Archives of Medical Research, ...
04-26-2022
Severe Infections 5 Times More Likely Among Sinovac Than Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Recipients: Study
Severe Infections 5 Times More Likely Among Sinovac Than Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Recipients: Study
The China-made Sinovac-CoronaVac vaccine is the least effective in preventing infection or severe symptoms among COVID-19 patients compared to the Sinopharm, Moderna, and Pfizer-BioNTech/Comirnaty vaccines, according to a ...
04-24-2022
Some Vaccine Injured Getting Better While Others See Little Improvement
Some Vaccine Injured Getting Better While Others See Little Improvement
Some people who experienced adverse reactions to the COVID-19 vaccines are recovering from their injuries after spending months working to find treatments, though others have seen little improvement. Dr. ...
04-23-2022
Heart Inflammation More Prevalent Among Vaccinated Than Unvaccinated: Study
Heart Inflammation More Prevalent Among Vaccinated Than Unvaccinated: Study
Heart inflammation requiring hospital care was more common among people who received COVID-19 vaccines than those who did not, according to a new study of tens of millions ...
04-22-2022
CDC Assessing Whether a Mask Mandate Is Still Needed After Ruling
CDC Assessing Whether a Mask Mandate Is Still Needed After Ruling
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is trying to determine whether a mask mandate on airplanes and other modes of other transportation is still needed ...
04-20-2022
CDC Study: Remote Learning Hurt Children’s Mental Health
CDC Study: Remote Learning Hurt Children’s Mental Health
When schools pivoted to remote learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the first casualty was children’s mental health. A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
04-16-2022
2 COVID-19 Treatments Show Promise in Trials
2 COVID-19 Treatments Show Promise in Trials
Two COVID-19 treatments that have not yet been authorized for administration were successful in clinical trials, the companies behind the drugs announced on April 11. A pill developed ...
04-12-2022
Growing Number of States Changing How They Report COVID-19 Hospitalizations
Growing Number of States Changing How They Report COVID-19 Hospitalizations
An increasing number of states and municipalities are changing how they report COVID-19 hospitalizations, cases, and other data, signaling a shift in how policymakers healthcare workers view the ...
04-8-2022
FDA Advisers Oppose Repeated COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters
FDA Advisers Oppose Repeated COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters
Experts who advise the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on April 6 came out in opposition to a strategy of repeated COVID-19 vaccine boosters within a short ...
04-7-2022
COVID-19 Beware: Cheap and Widely Accessible Drug Could Fight Virus
COVID-19 Beware: Cheap and Widely Accessible Drug Could Fight Virus
Researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) have discovered that the cheap and widely used drug, heparin, when inhaled can be a uniquely effective prevention and treatment method ...
04-7-2022
Large Israeli Study Finds That Protection Against COVID-19 From 4th Shot Drops Quickly
Large Israeli Study Finds That Protection Against COVID-19 From 4th Shot Drops Quickly
An Israeli study found that a fourth dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doesn't offer long-lived protection against the Omicron variant of the CCP virus. Using Ministry of ...
04-6-2022