Biden Administration Plans to Extend COVID-19 Emergency, Official Suggests
Biden Administration Plans to Extend COVID-19 Emergency, Official Suggests

President Joe Biden’s administration plans to extend the emergency declaration over COVID-19 before it expires, an official indicated on June 16.

Biden Administration Sued Over Records on Withholding COVID-19 Treatment From Florida
Biden Administration Sued Over Records on Withholding COVID-19 Treatment From Florida

A watchdog seeking records from President Joe Biden’s administration on the rationing of a key COVID-19 treatment is suing the government for not providing the records in a timely manner.

Many Baby Formula Plants Weren’t Inspected Because of COVID-19 Pandemic
Many Baby Formula Plants Weren’t Inspected Because of COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON—U.S. regulators have historically inspected baby formula plants at least once a year, but they did not inspect any of the three biggest manufacturers in 2020, according to federal records reviewed by The Associated Press.

Moderna Completes FDA Submission For COVID Shot in Children
Moderna Completes FDA Submission For COVID Shot in Children

Moderna Inc has made all necessary submissions required by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for emergency use authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine in adolescents and children, it said on Wednesday.

US Will Share COVID-19 Vaccine Technology, Biden Tells Global Summit
US Will Share COVID-19 Vaccine Technology, Biden Tells Global Summit

The United States will share technologies used to make COVID-19 vaccines through the World Health Organization and is working to expand rapid testing and antiviral treatments for hard-to-reach populations, President Joe Biden said on Thursday.

Army Officer Convicted of Disobeying COVID-19 Rules, Judge Declines Punishment
Army Officer Convicted of Disobeying COVID-19 Rules, Judge Declines Punishment

An officer in the Army was found guilty in military court this week of disobeying COVID-19 rules, but the judge in the case imposed no punishment.

Moderna Says Its Vaccine for Ages Under 6 Will Be Ready for US Review in June
Moderna Says Its Vaccine for Ages Under 6 Will Be Ready for US Review in June

WASHINGTON—Moderna Inc.’s chief medical officer said on Sunday the company’s vaccine for children under 6 years old will be ready for review by a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel when it meets in June.

FDA Could Authorize COVID-19 Shots for Young Children in June: FDA
FDA Could Authorize COVID-19 Shots for Young Children in June: FDA

U.S. drug regulators signaled on April 29 that they may authorize COVID-19 vaccines for young children in June.

Pfizer to Ask US Regulators to Authorize COVID Vaccine Booster for 5–11 Age Group
Pfizer to Ask US Regulators to Authorize COVID Vaccine Booster for 5–11 Age Group

Pfizer and BioNTech plan on asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to grant emergency use authorization for a booster for their COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5- to 11-years-old, the companies announced on April 14.

Meta Removes COVID-19 Booster Shot Requirement for American Workers
Meta Removes COVID-19 Booster Shot Requirement for American Workers

Facebook-owner Meta Platform will stop requiring its employees to get COVID-19 booster shots in order to enter offices in the United States, a spokesperson for the company said on Friday.

FDA Tells Doctors in 8 States to Stop Using COVID-19 Treatment
FDA Tells Doctors in 8 States to Stop Using COVID-19 Treatment

U.S. drug regulators have directed health care workers in eight states to stop using a COVID-19 treatment because it may not be effective against an Omicron subvariant that is rising in prevalence.

FDA to Consult Advisory Panel About Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters
FDA to Consult Advisory Panel About Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to consult a panel of experts before clearing additional COVID-19 vaccine booster shots.