F.D.A. to meet Feb. 15 to consider approving Pfizer vaccine for children 0-5 years old

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F.D.A. to meet Feb. 15 to consider approving Pfizer vaccine for children 0-5 years old

Authorization of a Covid vaccine made by Pfizer-BioNTech for children younger than age 5 will be considered by he Food and Drug Administration at a meeting on Feb. 15, the F.D.A. reported. Children 6 months to 4 years old would be affected by an F.D.A. decision. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was authorized for children 5 through […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and test avoidance: Why are some people not getting tested?

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and test avoidance: Why are some people not getting tested?

Earlier this fall, the predominantly Hasidic village of Kiryas Joel, N.Y., managed to drop its positive Covid test rate from 34.2% in the last week of September, to a shocking 4.2% just one month later, the Jewish-American news organization The Forward reported. According to The Forward, town leaders and Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York […]