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 […]

‘Take Your Shot Oregon’ $1 Million for Lucky COVID-19 Vaccine Recipient

‘Take Your Shot Oregon’ $1 Million for Lucky COVID-19 Vaccine Recipient

The perks of being vaccinated continue to add up; no mask requirements, increased socialization, fewer travel restrictions, hugging friends, and so many more. Added to this list is Oregon’s lottery for those who have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine. Gov. Kate Brown announced the “Take Your Shot, Oregon” incentive campaign on May 21, 2021. […]