Brazil's federal government wants to halt COVID-19 vaccinations for most adolescents, citing a death under investigation and adverse events after some 3.5 million teens have already been immunized, but several state governments vowed to press on...
New data from Moderna Inc's (MRNA.O) large COVID-19 vaccine trial shows that the protection it offers wanes over time, supporting the case for booster doses, the company said in a news release on Wednesday. "This is only one est..
The United States plans to buy hundreds of millions of additional doses of the Pfizer Inc COVID-19 vaccine to donate around the world, The Washington Post reported on Friday, citing two unidentified people familiar with the deal. The purchase was ..
Pfizer Inc said on Thursday it was recalling all lots of its anti-smoking treatment, Chantix, due to high levels of cancer-causing agents called nitrosamines in the pills. The drugmaker paused distribution of the drug in June, and has already reca..
Debate over the need for COVID-19 booster shots is clouding the outlook for Moderna Inc's (MRNA.O) high-flying shares after the U.S. biotechnology company's stock price soared as much as 360% this year, making it the best performer ..
A British study will look into the immune responses of children to mixed schedules of different COVID-19 vaccines as officials try to determine the best approach to second doses in adolescents given a small risk of heart inflammation. Children age..
A study of 614 fully vaccinated health workers in India found a "significant" drop in their COVID-fighting antibodies within four months of the first shot. The findings could help the Indian government decide whether to provide..
REUTERS All 12- to 15-year-olds in England will be offered a COVID-19 vaccine after top medical advisers said on Monday that children would benefit from reduced disruption to their education. The British government confirmed that the offer woul..
BBC Healthy children aged 12 to 15 should be offered one dose of a Covid vaccine, the UK's chief medical officers say. The CMOs said it would help reduce disruption to education. It comes after the government's vaccine committee said..