Covid-19How Fauci and the NIH Got Ahead of the FDA and CDC in Backing Boosters
The FDA and CDC were seeing much of the same data, but as regulatory agencies, they were more cautious.
Covid-19V-Safe: How Everyday People Help the CDC Track COVID Vaccine Safety With Their Phones
How does v-safe strengthen the nation's existing safety checks and how well is it working?
Covid-19'We Sent a Terrible Message': Scientists Say Biden Jumped the Gun With Vaccine Booster Plan
Some scientists see the announcement is rash and based on weak evidence, and they worry it could undercut confidence in...
Covid-19School or 'Russian Roulette'? Amid Delta Variant and Lax Mask Rules, Some Parents See No Difference
Even though the CDC recommends "universal indoor masking" in schools regardless of vaccination status, schools across the country are not...
Covid-19The CDC Only Tracks a Fraction of Breakthrough COVID-19 Infections, Even as Cases Surge
A May 1 decision by the CDC to only track breakthrough infections that lead to hospitalization or death has left...
Covid-19The White House Says Boosters for All. Here's What You Need to Know.
White House officials emphasized that the rollout of boosters was pending review of evidence by the FDA and the CDC....
Covid-19Science Shows Mask-Wearing Is Largely Safe for Children
Experts say it's more plausible that the annoyances of masking could distract from in-class lessons and make it harder to...
Covid-19Federal Vaccine Program Hasn't Helped Those Whose Lives Were Altered by COVID Shot
The options are slim for people who suffer rare life-altering injuries after a COVID shot ? a problem whose significance...
Clinical CareTJC Seeking Comment on Proposed Changes to Antimicrobial Stewardship Standard
TJC is asking for your input on the changes as part of a standard field review.
Covid-19The Newest Disease Detection Tool for COVID and Beyond: Poop
From Fresno, California, to Portland, Maine, universities, communities and businesses are monitoring human excrement for signs of COVID.
Covid-19DeSantis' Executive Order Is Misleading About Lack of Scientific Support for Masking in Schools
The CDC's recent guidance on students and masking "lacks a well-grounded scientific justification." -- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in a...
Clinical CareThousands of Patients Were Implanted With Heart Pumps That the FDA Knew Could Be Dangerous
Inspectors repeatedly found manufacturing and device quality problems with the HeartWare heart pump. But the FDA did not penalize the...