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FDA panel to discuss Novavax Covid vaccine for adults, Pfizer and Moderna shots for kids in June

Medical syringes and Novavax logo displayed in the background are seen in this illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland on December 2, 2021.Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto | Getty ImagesThe Food and Drug Administration's independent advisors will meet in J...

Scientists shed new light on how early stage breast cancer spreads to other organs

A consultant analyzing a mammogram.Rui Vieira | PA Wire | Getty ImagesScientists have shed new light on how early stage breast cancer spreads to other organs undetected, which can cause fatal metastatic cancer in some women years later.Before a breast ...

Covid was the third leading cause of death in the U.S. last year, with only heart disease and cancer killing more

A medic from Empress EMS loads a suspected COVID-19 patient into an ambulance on April 07, 2020 in Yonkers, New York.John Moore | Getty ImagesCovid-19 was the third leading cause of death in the U.S. last year, with only heart disease and cancer killin...

CDC panel skeptical of fourth Covid shots for broader population, says U.S. needs clear vaccine strategy

Registered Nurse Orlyn Grace (R) administers a COVID-19 booster vaccination to Diane Cowdrey (L) at a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on April 06, 2022 in San Rafael, California.Justin Sullivan | Getty ImagesThe CDC's panel of independent vaccine experts s...

Moderna says its redesigned Covid vaccine produced stronger immunity against omicron than current shots

A healthcare worker fills a syringe with Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Giorgio Companies site in Blandon, PA where the CATE Mobile Vaccination Unit was onsite to administer Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines to workers, April 14, 2021.Ben Hasty | MediaNews Gr...

WHO says Covid still a global public health emergency even as deaths fall to lowest level in two years

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks during a news conference in Geneva, Switzerland, December 20, 2021.Denis Balibouse | ReutersThe World Health Organization on Wednesday said Covid-19 remains a g...

Scientists divided on need for 4th Covid shot after FDA quietly approved another round of boosters

Cathy Dozal gets her second booster shot against COVID-19 from Vocational nursing student, Patricia Lizardo, at Long Beach City College in Long Beach on Wednesday, March 30, 2022.Brittany Murray | Medianews Group | Getty ImagesLeading U.S. scientists a...

Senators reach $10 billion Covid funding deal for therapeutics, vaccines and testing

U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) speaks during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing to examine the federal response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and new emerging variants at Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., January...

More contagious omicron BA.2 on track to displace other variants in U.S. in next two weeks

A resident receives a Covid-19 swab test during a mobile clinic at Saint Paul MB Church in Cleveland, Mississippi, on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022.Rory Doyle | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesThe more contagious omicron BA.2 subvariant now makes up 72% of Covid infe...

Myocarditis risk higher after Covid infection than Pfizer or Moderna vaccination, CDC finds

A healthcare worker administers a Covid-19 test in San Francisco, California, on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022.David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesPeople infected with Covid-19 face a higher risk of myocarditis and other inflammatory heart conditions t...

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