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Tag: adults

Older adults with moderate alcohol consumption may have decreased risk of heart disease, study suggests

Older adults who drink moderate amounts of alcohol may have a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and a lower risk of mortality from all causes, compared to those who do not drink, according to a study published last month in the European Journal...

CDC panel to vote on Pfizer, Moderna Covid boosters for all adults

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s independent vaccine committee...

CDC panel approves COVID-19 vaccine boosters for all US adults

An influential U.S. advisory panel said Friday it would recommend expanding eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to all adults age 18 and over.  The decision by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP)...

CDC panel unanimously endorses Pfizer and Moderna Covid boosters for all U.S. adults

A patient receives a Covid-19 vaccine booster shot at a Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination clinic in Southfield, Michigan, on Sept. 29, 2021. Emily Elconin | Reuters The CDC’s independent panel of vaccine scientists unanimously endorsed Pfizer...

FDA clears Moderna’s and Pfizer’s Covid vaccine booster shots for all U.S. adults

Liesl Eibschutz, a medical student from Dartmouth University, loads a syringe with Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine before giving it to people on the first day that people ages 16 and up can receive the vaccine...

States are already telling all adults to get third shots

Safeway pharmacist Shahrzad Khoobyari (R) administers a Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccination into the arm of Chen Knifsend at a vaccination booster shot clinic on October 01, 2021 in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan |...

FDA plans to authorize Pfizer boosters for all adults before week’s end: reports

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to authorize booster doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for all adults before an influential U.S. advisory panel meets on Friday.  The New York Times...

Moderna resubmits application to FDA to authorize third shots for all adults

The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Paul Hennessy | LightRocket | Getty Images Moderna refiled its application to the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday to approve vaccine booster doses for all adults ages 18 and...