Covid-194 Things to Know About the J&J COVID Vaccine Pause
Most health experts largely applauded the government for its decision, saying it showed regulators making vaccine safety their top priority.
Covid-19FDA Says to Decrease Reuse of Devices, CMS Removes Some Blanket Waivers
Similarly, CMS on April 8 told its state survey agencies that it was ending some blanket waivers for long-term care...
StrategyPfizer's Newest Vaccine Plant Has Persistent Mold Issues, History of Recalls
Pfizer's plant managers told investigators they knew they had either bacteria or mold throughout the facility at various times of...
StrategyBCBS Minn. Sues Pharma Bro's Old Company
The Eagan, Minnesota-based health insurer alleges that Phoenixus and its U.S. subsidiary Vyera schemed to raise the price of its...
Covid-19Why We Can't Make Vaccine Doses Any Faster
President Biden has promised enough doses for all American adults by this summer. There's not much even the Defense Production...
TechnologyFDA Cautions Providers on Using Ventilator Splitters
Agency hasn't received reports of adverse events during emergency use, but risks remain.
Covid-19FDA Issues Emergency Authorization for New COVID-19 Antibody Treatment
The treatment also cannot be applied in hospital settings, as it has not been studied in patients hospitalized due to...
Covid-19Remdesivir, Given to Half of Hospitalized Covid Patients in U.S., Is Big Win for Gilead — Boosted by Taxpayers
As U.S. infections climb above 24 million, doctors with no other FDA-approved treatment options are now prescribing remdesivir to half...
Covid-19Patients Fend for Themselves to Access Highly Touted Covid Antibody Treatments
Until this week, there has been no nationwide system to tell people where they could obtain the drugs.
Covid-19FDA Grants Pfizer EUA for COVID-19 Vaccine, Healthcare Leaders Jubilant
According to Pfizer, the first doses of the vaccine are prepared to be delivered immediately.
Clinical CareNew Legal Push Aims to Speed Magic Mushrooms to Dying Patients
Recently, several U.S. cities and states have voted to decriminalize possession of small amounts of psilocybin.
Covid-19CMS Expands Access for COVID-19 Antibody Treatment
Medicare will not pay for the monoclonal antibody products that providers receive for free but will reimburse providers for the...