FDA authorization for updated Covid-19 boosters could be expanded to younger ages as soon as early October

CNN  —  US Food and Drug Administration authorization for updated Covid-19 boosters could be expanded to younger age groups as soon as early October, a source close to planning discussions…

Study links Covid-19 vaccination to small, temporary change in menstrual cycle

CNN  —  People who got the Covid-19 vaccine reported slightly longer menstrual cycles, but the change was temporary, according to a new study published Tuesday in the journal BMJ Medicine.…

How The Covid-19 Pandemic Lifted Designer Vivienne Tam Into The Metaverse

Vivienne Tam at New York Fashion Week this month. VIvienne Tam The metaverse has captured imaginations worldwide with its portrayal of new vistas. The title of a new best-selling book…

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla tests positive for Covid-19 again

CNN  —  Albert Bourla, CEO of drugmaker Pfizer, has tested positive for Covid-19 and is “feeling well,” he said in a tweet Saturday. Bourla said he does not have any…

Is the Covid-19 pandemic over? We asked experts

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The Covid-19 emergency may end, but there’s no rule to say when the pandemic is over

CNN  —  President Joe Biden lit a firestorm of controversy this week when he said in an interview that “the pandemic is over”: Is it really over? How do we…

Pfizer, Moderna seek authorization for updated Covid-19 boosters for younger children

CNN  —  Younger children could soon be eligible to receive an updated Covid-19 booster shot. Pfizer and BioNTech on Monday said they completed their submission to the US Food and…

End of Covid-19 pandemic is in sight, WHO director-general says, ‘so let’s seize this opportunity’

“Last week, the number of weekly reported deaths from Covid-19 was the lowest since March 2020,” he said. “We have never been in a better position to end the pandemic.…

Wastewater surveillance becomes more targeted in search for polio, monkeypox and Covid-19

Some disease detectives in the United States are narrowing their wastewater surveillance efforts to zero in on specific buildings and to identify hot spots for a growing list of diseases.…

Americans may need yearly shots to protect against Covid-19

“This week marks an important shift in our fight against the virus,” said Dr. Ashish Jha, who is leading the White House Covid-19 Response Team. “It marks our ability to…