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.

CDC Removes 24 Percent of Child COVID-19 Deaths, Thousands of Others
CDC Removes 24 Percent of Child COVID-19 Deaths, Thousands of Others

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has removed tens of thousands of deaths linked to COVID-19, including nearly a quarter of deaths it had listed in those under 18 years old.

Judge Blocks Washington Law That Let Children Get Vaccines Without Parental Consent
Judge Blocks Washington Law That Let Children Get Vaccines Without Parental Consent

A federal judge on March 18 blocked a Washington, D.C., law that allowed children in the nation’s capital to receive a vaccine without parental consent.

CDC Updates Guidance for Cruise Ships, Lowers COVID-19 Warning From ‘High’ to ‘Moderate’
CDC Updates Guidance for Cruise Ships, Lowers COVID-19 Warning From ‘High’ to ‘Moderate’

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on March 14 lowered its COVID-19 warning for cruise ships from “high” to “moderate” amid a decline in the number of cases across the United States.

White House Says It Will Veto Bill Ending COVID-19 National Emergency If Passed
White House Says It Will Veto Bill Ending COVID-19 National Emergency If Passed

The White House opposes a bill that would end the COVID-19 national emergency, it announced March 3, hours before a Senate vote was planned on the measure.

US Senate Passes Bill to End COVID-19 National Emergency
US Senate Passes Bill to End COVID-19 National Emergency

The U.S. Senate on March 3 passed a measure that would end the national emergency over COVID-19.

Judge Blasts Air Force Over Denying Vaccine Religious Exemption Requests, Grants Injunction
Judge Blasts Air Force Over Denying Vaccine Religious Exemption Requests, Grants Injunction

U.S. District Court Judge Tilman Self, III, is the first to stop the U.S. Air Force from enforcing its military COVID-19 vaccine mandate on a service member.