Poor Nations Seeking Covid Pills Fear A Relapse of AIDS Crisis

The cost of Paxlovid to UNICEF – including Pfizer’s insistence that it keep secret how much UNICEF is paying – remains a point of contention, said Dr. Philippe DunetonLeading the therapeutic arm of the WHO consortium. In announcing its “strong recommendation” for Paxlovid, WHO took the highly unusual step of berating Pfizer for its “lack …

FDA Moves To Make Some Hearing Aids Usable Without A Hearing Aid

Food and Drug Administration Tuesday drew a plan making hearing aids available without medical examination, prescription or fitting. The proposed rule, which will create a new category of over-the-counter hearing aids, could help improve access and lower the cost of devices for millions of Americans with mild to moderate hearing impairment. The rule that has …