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The first Covid vaccine has just been cleared for emergency use in the U.S. Late Friday, the Food and Drug Administration authorized the Pfizer–BioNTech coronavirus inoculation for distribution across the country.  Within hours, FedEx and United Parcel Service will begin shipping 2.9 million doses of the vaccine from Pfizer plants to hospitals, clinics, and other
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Pfizer and BioNTech‘s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, a monumental turning point in the once-in-a-century pandemic that has taken nearly 300,000 American lives in less than a year and wreaked havoc on the U.S. economy. The FDA’s emergency use authorization will now kick-start the federal government’s distribution of
Dr. Archana Chatterjee, a member of the FDA advisory panel who voted against recommending Pfizer‘s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, told CNBC on Friday that her opposition was because she did not believe 16- and 17-year-olds should be included right now. In a “Squawk Box” interview, Chatterjee said she would have voted “yes” had the
LONDON — The Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine has a “distinct comparative advantage” over other leading candidates, according to the editor-in-chief of The Lancet medical journal. It comes shortly after the vaccine candidate, produced in a collaboration between the University of Oxford and British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca, was found to be safe and effective in a peer-reviewed
Dr. Scott Gottlieb, a member of Pfizer‘s board, told CNBC on Tuesday the company’s offers to provide the U.S. additional doses of its coronavirus vaccine in 2021 was declined by the Trump administration. The government in July agreed to a deal with Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech for 100 million doses of their Covid-19 vaccine if
Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Monday he has avoided indoor dining during the coronavirus pandemic over safety concerns. “On a personal level, I’ve gone to many big-box stores properly masked, and I wear a high-quality mask when I go out. I will not eat indoors in a restaurant,” Gottlieb said on “Squawk Box.” “I’ve been eating
Now stretching into its ninth month, the coronavirus pandemic is putting significant strain on paramedics and emergency medical technicians across the U.S., the CEOs of ambulance companies told CNBC on Friday. “There’s a huge shortage of paramedics nationwide, whether it be for the public fire departments or the private ambulance companies,” Richard Zuschlag, chief executive
5 Ways to Detox Your Body Do you really feel exhausted, slow-moving, or simply simple undesirable? If so, the solution to your problems may stock a body detoxification, also commonly known as a body clean. With a clean, you permit your body to expel the possibly unsafe contaminants it has actually accumulated throughout the years.
Pros and Cons of Getting Detoxification Products from Infomercials   Do you view tv late in the evening? If so, you may have purposefully or unintentionally viewed a late night commercial. If you have not currently, you will likely see detoxification products readily available for sale. These products, which include pills and detox food pads,
Is a Detox Diet Right For You?   In recent times, body detoxification and cleaning has actually raised in appeal. At once, many just thought that cleansing was for those depending on drugs and alcohol. Now, detoxification is being promoted as a wellness advantage. A variety of widely known stars have actually brought the procedure
SINGAPORE — Top Glove, the world’s largest medical glove maker, has shut 20 manufacturing sites in Malaysia after thousands of workers tested positive for Covid-19. A total of 2,684 Top Glove employees — most of them foreign workers — have tested positive as of Wednesday, local media reported, citing Malaysia’s Senior Minister for Security and
A medical worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) inserts a Covid-19 test tube into a box at a drive-thru testing site at the Alemany Farmers Market in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images The FDA on Wednesday authorized one of the first Covid-19 tests
View of Corporate and Research and Development Headquarters of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals on Old Saw Mill River Road in Tarrytown, New York. Lev Radin | LightRocket | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday granted an emergency use authorization for Regeneron‘s Covid-19 antibody treatment, the experimental therapy given to President Donald Trump when he