Pfizer hopes to join the ranks of the flu shot, measles, mumps, rubella shot and other vaccines that are fully FDA approved and licensed.
Whether it's because of a fear of conspiracies or unknown side effects, some experts believe the current rate of vaccinations will not yield the result they had hoped for.
The FDA on Monday cleared Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 12 to 15 for emergency use.
The FDA has called a meeting for June 10 to discuss COVID-19 vaccines in children amid speculation a decision would be made on Pfizer-BioNTech’s request to expand use for its shot to teens ages 12-15 within the coming days.
Novavax, a Maryland-based company, said Monday their combo shot formed a robust response to both influenza A and B - and protected against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
The FDA is expected to meet Wednesday and issue an emergency use authorization for kids aged 12 to 15 to get the two-shot Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
The move also comes amid an ongoing lawsuit, in which the EU is accusing AstraZeneca of failing to respect the terms of its contract with the 27-nation bloc.
The CDC says it is preparing for the possibility that booster shots will be needed later this year.
States across the country are dramatically scaling back their COVID-19 vaccine orders as interest in the shots wanes, putting the goal of herd immunity further out of reach.
Fallout continues from Governor Ron DeSantis’ on vaccine passports with Norwegian Cruise Lines’ CEO threatening to leave the state if the company can’t do vaccination checks.
The city of Tampa is turning its focus on getting young people vaccinated against COVID-19 by bringing shots to them in places they're likely to already be – like Ybor City on a Friday night.
Volunteers went door-to-door Friday making residents in Tampa's Palmetto Beach community aware of two things: disaster preparedness and COVID preparedness.
Publix says it will start accepting walk-in customers for COVID-19 vaccines at all of its pharmacy locations beginning Monday.
Nova Southeastern University will no longer require students and staff to get the COVID-19 vaccine in order to return to campus this fall, citing a new Florida law that only allows for voluntary vaccination programs.
A Maryland priest tested positive for COVID-19, despite being fully vaccinated, after a trip to India.
The World Health Organization gave its authorization for emergency use of a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China's Sinopharm, potentially paving the way for millions of doses to reach needy countries.
Since December, Pfizer has been authorized on an emergency use basis and has delivered more than 170 million doses of the shot to people 16 and older.
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was found to be highly effective at protecting against infection, severe disease and death in two new studies published this week out of Israel and Qatar.
City officials in Tampa are hoping to get more young adults vaccinated with a new campaign.
Norwegian Cruise Lines’ CEO recently expressed his disapproval to the Miami Herald over Florida's executive order, saying it throws a wrench in the cruise line’s plan to return to Florida ports. The return plan included all of their passengers and crew members being fully vaccinated.