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AstraZeneca seeks FDA's emergency use approval for its COVID-19 antibody treatment drug
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AstraZeneca seeks FDA's emergency use approval for its COVID-19 antibody treatment drug

Late-stage human trials showed that AstraZeneca’s antibody drug reduced the risk of developing symptomatic COVID-19 by 77 percent.

COVID deaths in US climb to more than 1,900 a day for the first time since March
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COVID deaths in US climb to more than 1,900 a day for the first time since March

Health experts say the vast majority of the hospitalised and dead have been unvaccinated

FDA may soon grant EUA to Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for children aged 5-11 years
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FDA may soon grant EUA to Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for children aged 5-11 years

The FDA said children that are part of the clinical trials "should be monitored for at least two months for side effects."

Unvaccinated people are 11 times more likely to die from COVID, finds CDC study
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Unvaccinated people are 11 times more likely to die from COVID, finds CDC study

They are also 4.5 times more likely than the fully vaccinated to get infected and over 10 times more likely to be hospitalized.

Hopeful of beginning vaccination for children aged 5-11 by end-2021, says FDA vaccine chief
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Hopeful of beginning vaccination for children aged 5-11 by end-2021, says FDA vaccine chief

In the US, anyone 12 and older is eligible for the vaccine but with the new variants and schools reopening, parents are wondering when younger children can get the shots.

Explainer: What does full approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine mean?
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Explainer: What does full approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine mean?

Public health experts hope the change will convince more unvaccinated people to get the shot and spur more employers to require vaccinations.

Biogen has until 2030 to prove its new controversial Alzheimer's drug works
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Biogen has until 2030 to prove its new controversial Alzheimer's drug works

Aduhelm is a $56,000-a-year drug that is supposed to slows down the brain-destroying disease.

More than half of the cosmetics sold in US, Canada are full of toxins, finds study
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More than half of the cosmetics sold in US, Canada are full of toxins, finds study

PFAS chemicals are an issue of increasing concern for lawmakers who are working to regulate their use in consumer products.

US defended Amazon after news report claimed company bypassed Indian law, favoured certain sellers
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US defended Amazon after news report claimed company bypassed Indian law, favoured certain sellers

Emails obtained through the US Freedom of Information Act showed that American officials prepared a note for John Kerry, a top envoy of President Joe Biden, ahead of his meeting with India's Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal

US to approve Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for kids aged 12 and above by next week
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US to approve Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for kids aged 12 and above by next week

Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are also conducting trials of its vaccine in teens and younger children as well.

US gets third COVID-19 vaccine as FDA approves Johnson & Johnson's one-dose shot
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US gets third COVID-19 vaccine as FDA approves Johnson & Johnson's one-dose shot

The FDA said J&J's vaccine offers strong protection against serious illness, hospitalisations, and death. The company has said it expects to deliver 20 million doses to the US by the end of March

COVID-19 vaccines may be tweaked if emerging coronavirus variants worsen, spread
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COVID-19 vaccines may be tweaked if emerging coronavirus variants worsen, spread

The WHO and FDA are looking to the global flu vaccine system to make decisions around the COVID-19 shots.

Pfizer vaccine roll out in 'less than 24 hrs', says Donald Trump after US FDA approves emergency use
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Pfizer vaccine roll out in 'less than 24 hrs', says Donald Trump after US FDA approves emergency use

In a video statement released on Twitter, Trump also said that the vaccine would be free for all Americans

US allows emergency use of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine; health workers to get first jabs
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US allows emergency use of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine; health workers to get first jabs

Initial doses are scarce and rationed as the US joins Britain and several other countries in scrambling to vaccinate as many people as possible

Donald Trump signs ‘America First’ COVID-19 vaccine executive order, says FDA approval expected soon
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Donald Trump signs ‘America First’ COVID-19 vaccine executive order, says FDA approval expected soon

As per a senior administration official, the order would restrict the federal government from delivering doses to other nations until there supply outstrips domestic demand

Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine has 'favourable safety profile', says US regulator
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Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine has 'favourable safety profile', says US regulator

The FDA, however, also said that more research was needed to confirm evidence that the vaccine prevents even the worst cases of COVID-19, offers protection after the first of two doses and that the vaccine works for people who have previously been infected by the virus

Pfizer, BioNTech seek emergency use of COVID-19 shots in US, but vaccine still months away, say experts
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Pfizer, BioNTech seek emergency use of COVID-19 shots in US, but vaccine still months away, say experts

Friday’s filing sets off a chain of events as the US FDA and its independent advisers debate if the shots are ready. If so, still the CDC will have to decide how the initial limited supplies are rationed out to anxiously awaiting Americans

What are monoclonal antibodies ? Why do we need them as well as a COVID-19 vaccine?
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What are monoclonal antibodies ? Why do we need them as well as a COVID-19 vaccine?

The FDA issued emergency use authorization for Eli Lilly’s monoclonal antibody while Regeneron is still awaiting the FDA’s green light for its antibody treatment.

FDA greenlights Gilead's Remdesivir to treat COVID-19; first drug to be granted full approval
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FDA greenlights Gilead's Remdesivir to treat COVID-19; first drug to be granted full approval

The move indicates the US government’s confidence in the drug's safe and effective use in treating hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

Moderna, Pfizer publish COVID-19 vaccine trial blueprints amid criticism of Donald Trump's response to pandemic
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Moderna, Pfizer publish COVID-19 vaccine trial blueprints amid criticism of Donald Trump's response to pandemic

The disclosures are aimed at addressing growing suspicion that Trump’s drive to produce COVID-19 vaccine before the presidential election could result in a product that was unsafe