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Pfizer’s full FDA approval likely to boost vaccinations among the 90 million hesitant

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The latest on the Covid-19 pandemic after FDA approves first vaccine

Louisiana's largest healthcare system announces vaccination requirement for all employees. Ochsner Health, Louisiana’s largest healthcare system, announced a mandatory vaccination requirement for all its physicians, providers and employees by Oct. 29. The announcement comes a day after the US Food and Drug Administration granted full approval of the Pfizer Covid-19...
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What does full approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine mean?

What does full approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine mean?. It means Pfizer’s shot for people 16 and older has now undergone the same rigorous testing and regulatory review as dozens of other long-established vaccines. COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S. were initially rolled out under the Food and Drug Administration’s emergency...
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves First COVID-19 Vaccine

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, and will now be marketed as Comirnaty (koe-mir’-na-tee), for the prevention of COVID-19 disease in individuals 16 years of age and older. The vaccine also continues to be available under emergency use authorization (EUA), including for individuals 12 through 15 years of age and for the administration of a third dose in certain immunocompromised individuals.
NPR

A Texas Lab Performs Crucial Testing For Pfizer's COVID Vaccine

The government says people who were vaccinated against COVID-19 eight months ago will need a booster. That decision is based in part on blood tests that show antibody levels in vaccinated people decline over time. Some of those tests were done at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston,...
Fox11online.com

Northeast Wisconsin mixed on Pfizer vaccine approval

(WLUK) -- People in Northeast Wisconsin have differing opinions on the recent FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine. For some residents, like Lashawnda Warpinski, it's reassuring. "I personally did get the Pfizer vaccine. I just think overall having that official stamp of approval is relieving for a lot of us...