Pfizer Recalls Another Blood Pressure Medication

April 25, 2022 The pharmaceutical company Pfizer has voluntary recalled a blood pressure medication for the second time in a month. Pfizer is recalling five lots of blood pressure medicine…

Covid-19 booster raises antibody levels against Omicron for children ages 5 through 11, Pfizer and BioNTech say

The new data come from a small study of 140 children ages 5 through 11 who were given a third 10-microgram dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at least six…

Pfizer Recalls Some Blood Pressure Drugs, Citing Cancer Risk

Pfizer is recalling some shipments of its blood pressure drug Accuretic, as well as authorized generic versions of the medication, saying that a cancer-causing compound in those lots exceeded the…

Mounting Data Shows J&J Vaccine as Effective as Pfizer and Moderna

Roughly 17 million Americans received the Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine, only to be told later that it was the least protective of the options available in the United States.…

Study Says Pfizer COVID Vaccine Wanes in Kids Ages 5 to 11

March 1, 2022 — You may have already seen the headline: The Pfizer vaccine’s effectiveness against COVID-19 infection drops to 12% in 5- to 11-year-olds. But how do experts interpret…

Omicron Helped Clarify Pfizer Vaccine Efficacy in Young Kids, Gottlieb Says

By now, the Omicron wave of the coronavirus has crested in much of the United States. But the size of the wave, which broke records for national cases and hospitalizations,…

CDC Panel Recommends Pfizer COVID Boosters for Ages 12-15

This story was updated at 8:09 p.m. Jan. 5, 2022.  Jan. 5, 2022 – A CDC advisory panel today recommended that 12- to 17-year-olds in the U.S. should get the…

FDA Backs Pfizer Booster for 12- to 15-Year-Olds

Jan. 3, 2022 — The FDA on Monday authorized the first COVID-19 vaccine booster dose for American adolescents ages 12 to 15. Besides updating the authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19…