FDA Grants First COVID-19 Vaccine Approval to Pfizer-BioNTech

FDA Grants First COVID-19 Vaccine Approval to Pfizer-BioNTech

The first COVID-19 vaccine with full Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval was awarded to Pfizer-BioNTech for individuals 16 and older on Aug. 23, 2021. Pfizer is in league with other vaccines as the first COVID-19 vaccine subjected to a full review by the United States regulator; it will be marketed as Comirnaty (Koe-mir’-na-tee). Health […]

Politicians Are Playing COVID Masking Games With Kids’ Lives

Politicians Are Playing COVID Masking Games With Kids’ Lives

The politicization of COVID puts every unvaccinated child under 12 at risk of becoming infected (or worse) with the virus and its variants. A lengthy thread of comments on Twitter came after President Joe Biden’s announcement that he instructed Dr. Miquel Cardena, the Secretary of Education, “to take action against governors who have banned universal […]

Normal School Is a Thing of the Past Due to Low COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Normal School Is a Thing of the Past Due to Low COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Before the emergence of the Delta variant, many people believed that “normal school” would be welcomed with open arms this fall. However, as it stands today, Aug. 13, 2021, nearly half of U.S. adults are not vaccinated against COVID-19, and children under 12 will not be approved for vaccinations for months. Due to this, it […]

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