UK Authorizes Merck’s Antiviral Pill for Covid-19

Britain became the first country on Thursday authorize Antiviral pill use for Covid-19, an easy-to-use treatment that can help tame the pandemic. The drug, known as molnupiravir and sold by the pharmaceutical company Merck, was demonstrated in a major clinical trial. cut by half Risk of hospitalization and death in high-risk Covid patients treated early …

FDA Authorizes Pfizer Booster Shot for High-Risk People

WASHINGTON — After weeks of internal bickering at the Food and Drug Administration, the agency on Wednesday authorized people over 65 who have received Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine to receive a booster vaccine at least six months after the second injection. The FDA has also authorized booster vaccines for adult Pfizer-BioNTech recipients who are at high …

FDA Authorizes Third Covid Shot for Immune-Deficient Patients

Food and Drug Administration on Thursday official Third doses of Pfizer-BioNTech’s and Moderna’s coronavirus vaccines for some people with weakened immune systems give doctors more room to protect those who don’t respond adequately to the first series of shots. The FDA said the mandate, in the form of updates to existing emergency use authorizations for …