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The FDA authorizes Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 boosters for all adults

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SILVER SPRINGS, MD, November 19, 2021 – Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorizations (EUA) for both the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines authorizing use of a single booster dose for all individuals 18 years of age and older after completion of primary vaccination with any FDA-authorized or approved COVID-19 […]

FDA-approved Pfizer Comirnaty vaccine clarifications

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Shortly after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted approval for the Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine, the Lynnwood Times asked the administration several clarifying questions regarding the approval and the rebranding of Pfizer’s vaccine.  Certain components of the FDA’s literature on the matter left questions unanswered. For example, why is the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine being marketed […]

FDA authorizes boosters of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for high risk populations

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SILVER SPRING, MD, September 22, 2021 – Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to allow for use of a single booster dose, to be administered at least six months after completion of the primary series in: individuals 65 years of age and older; […]

Members of the LDS Church not likely to be granted vaccine exemption in Washington State

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The rise of vaccine mandates has many seeking religious exemptions. For members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) or Mormons, as they’re sometimes called, those exemptions will not be granted by church leaders. Top LDS officials released a statement last month urging members to vaccinate and wear masks. The admonition is […]

Is the Pfizer vaccine FDA approved?

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On August 23, the Food and Drug Administration granted approval for a COVID-19 vaccine. But the jab in question is called the “Comirnaty” vaccine. The labels for vials of Pfizer-BioNTech are still marked for “Emergency Use Authorization.” The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of a COVID-19 vaccine has encouraged elected officials to move forward […]

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