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  1. plagued
    The COVID Vaccine News Many Parents Have Been Waiting ForPfizer has finally filed for FDA approval for a three-dose COVID vaccine for kids under the age of 5.
  2. explainer
    What We Know About Second COVID Booster ShotsAmericans over 50 are now eligible for an extra dose of COVID-19 vaccine. But experts are still debating who should get one.
  3. covid-19
    Pfizer Delays FDA Request for COVID Vaccine for Kids Under 5Shots for tots are now months away, as Pfizer anticipates pending data will prove administering three doses is more effective than two.
  4. pandemic
    The Parent BoosterFrustrated by a lack of urgency and information, activist parents pushed the FDA on shots for the youngest kids.
  5. covid-19
    All Adults Now Eligible for COVID Booster Shots: FDA, CDCEveryone 18 and older who was fully vaccinated at least six months ago may now receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot.
  6. explainer
    What to Know About Booster Shots, NowCountless Americans are now eligible for a booster dose of any of the three U.S.-authorized COVID vaccines.
  7. business
    Millions of Used Medical Gloves Imported to U.S.: ReportA Thai company that was repackaging and selling reused gloves shipped at least 200 million gloves to U.S. distributors during the pandemic.
  8. covid-19
    Booster Shots Are Now Approved for All of the COVID VaccinesAdditional dose recommended for all with J&J and many who got Moderna, with “mix and match” allowed for all varieties.
  9. booster shots
    FDA Panel Recommends Booster Shots for Those 65 and Over, But Not EveryoneThe panel’s vote against authorizing third shots of Pfizer’s COVID vaccine for those 16 and over may derail the Biden administration’s booster plan.
  10. covid-19
    The Debate Over Booster Shots Is Getting HotterShould everyone get an extra shot, or just the most vulnerable? That question is splitting experts and even the Biden administration.
  11. covid-19
    FDA, CDC Approve Third COVID Vaccine Dose for ImmunocompromisedThe move paves the way for Americans with weakened immune systems to get a third shot of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines as soon as this weekend.
  12. vaccine mandates
    FDA Accelerates Timeline for Final Approval of Pfizer VaccineThe regulatory agency reportedly has an unofficial deadline of Labor Day or sooner, clearing potential legal hurdles for some vaccine mandates.
  13. covid-19
    FDA Will Add Warning of Rare Nerve Syndrome to J&J VaccineAbout 100 cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome have been reported among U.S. recipients of the vaccine.
  14. covid-19
    Feds Adding Warning to Pfizer, Moderna Shots Over Rare Heart ConditionThe CDC has so far confirmed 323 cases of the condition in people ages 12 through 29, but patients generally recovered from the symptoms.
  15. covid vaccines
    Johnson & Johnson Must Toss 60 Million Vaccine Doses Made at Troubled PlantOnly ten million J&J doses produced by Emergent BioSolutions’ Baltimore facility have been cleared for use.
  16. covid-19
    Moderna Says COVID-19 Shot Is 100 Percent Effective in TeensIt looks like a second shot will be ready for kids before the next school year.
  17. covid-19
    FDA Set to Authorize Pfizer COVID Vaccine for Adolescents: ReportKids aged 12-15 could be able to start getting the shot next week.
  18. smoking
    FDA Moves to Ban Menthol Cigarettes NationwideThe agency points to the particular harm they cause among Black consumers.
  19. covid-19
    U.S. Resumes Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID VaccineThe FDA and CDC have lifted their pause of the one-shot vaccine after an extensive safety review regarding a very rare blood clot risk.
  20. covid vaccines
    J&J Takes Over Plant Where Contractor Error Led to Loss of 15M Vaccine DosesNew reports detail past batches of discarded vaccines and doubts that Johnson & Johnson can correct the course at the plant in Baltimore.
  21. liveblog
    Pfizer, Trump Administration Reach Deal for More Doses: Live UpdatesThere will now be enough vaccine for at least 200 million Americans by the end of July.
  22. tomorrow
    We Had the Vaccine the Whole TimeThe silver bullet we’ve been waiting for took all of one weekend to design.
  23. coronavirus
    The FDA Has Approved a Coronavirus Vaccine for Phase Two TrialThe company says it could start phase three this summer and bring a vaccine to market by early 2021.
  24. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: We Can’t Go on Like This Much LongerThe psychological damage from the deeply unnatural way of life under coronavirus lockdown is only going to intensify.
  25. vaping
    Vape Safety Requires Legalizing MarijuanaIf the government wants to be serious about ensuring consumer safety, it’s the only way.
  26. government shutdown
    The FDA Can’t Do Its Job During the ShutdownAlmost all domestic food inspections have been suspended.
  27. e-cigarettes
    Teens Will Soon Need to Ask a Cool Older Friend to Buy Them E-CigarettesThe FDA announced sweeping new rules for the previously unregulated industry today.
  28. Odom Reportedly Suffered Brain Damage, StrokeHe remains on life support.
  29. equal rights
    Trinity Church on Wall Street to Host ‘Gay Blood’ ArtworkArtist protests the FDA’s ban on gay men donating blood if they haven’t been celibate for a year.
  30. the gays
    Gay Men React to the FDA’s Proposed Blood-Donation GuidelinesThey’re, erm … less than happy.
  31. debates
    Why Banning Gay Men From Donating Blood Is Dumb and WrongRather than singling out one group, all those who engage in at-risk behavior should be scrutinized. 
  32. nanny state
    Now the FDA Will Count Calories for You*In chains with 20 locations or more
  33. smokin’!
    The FDA Is Finally Cracking Down on E-CigarettesIt’s banning sales to minors, adding warnings, and requiring product approval.
  34. reproductive rights
    U.S. Appeals Ruling Making Plan B Universally AvailableObama scores points with anti-abortion groups.
  35. reproductive rights
    Morning After Pill Now Slightly More AvailableBut not as much as a judge ruled it should be.
  36. smokin’!
    Government Gives Up on Horrifying Cigarette Warning LabelsEnjoy a cigarette without having to stare at the possible consequences.
  37. health
    FDA Panel Votes to Approve Home HIV Test KitIt would be sold over the counter.
  38. free speech
    FDA’s Imposition of Horrifying Labels on Cigarette Packages Ruled UnconstitutionalIt was ruled a free-speech violation.
  39. drug shortages
    ADHD Drug Shortages are ArtificialFDA says supply problems are due to relationship between DEA and manufacturers.
  40. smokin’!
    Cigarette Packs Won’t Look Gross Just YetFederal judge sides with big tobacco over FDA.
  41. smokin’!
    Big Tobacco Suing Government Over New FDA WarningsThey say the labels limit free speech.
  42. smokin’!
    FDA Unveils Disgusting Cigarette Warning LabelsTry to smoke with this in your face.
  43. photo op
    FDA’s Proposed Warning Labels Make Cigarettes Look Like HeroinThey’re pretty graphic.