Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5-11 Is Safe and Effective

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5-11 Is Safe and Effective

In the United States, pediatric COVID-19 cases have increased nearly 240 percent since July, emphasizing the need for young children to be vaccinated. Pfizer-BioNTech reports a Phase 2/3 trial revealed its two-dose COVID-19 vaccine was safe and produced a vigorous neutralizing antibody response in children ages 5 to 11 on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. The […]

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 […]

Texas Judge Upholds Methodist Hospital’s Employee Vaccination Mandate

Texas Judge Upholds Methodist Hospital’s Employee Vaccination Mandate

As the country realizes power over the coronavirus through confidence in the COVID-19 vaccine, employers have a difficult decision to make about mandatory vaccinations. Employers at medical facilities, hospitals, and nursing homes are requiring their staff members to be vaccinated. Given the sharp division in the United States regarding the vaccination’s efficacy, it is not […]

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