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Pill treating Covid-19 cuts risk of death in half

Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics will seek emergency authorization 'as soon as possible'

Originally Published: 01 OCT 21 04:30 ET Updated: 01 OCT 21 16:04 ET By Travis Caldwell and Naomi Thomas, CNN (CNN) -- A pill has cut the risk of hospitalization or death from Covid-19 by half in a study, Merck…

FDA advisers vote to recommend booster shot for certain Americans

After initially rejecting Pfizer's booster application

Originally Published: 17 SEP 21 01:09 ET Updated: 18 SEP 21 03:46 ET By Maggie Fox and Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- Advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration on Friday voted unanimously to recommend emergency use authorization of…

Fauci: School Covid-19 vaccine mandates are a 'good idea'

Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine now has full FDA approval

Originally Published: 29 AUG 21 12:40 ET By Amanda Sealy, CNN (CNN) -- Mandating Covid-19 vaccines for children to attend school in person is a "good idea" due to a strong benefit-risk ratio, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. "I believe…

Pentagon mandates Covid-19 vaccine for U.S. military

U.S. military service members are required to get fully vaccinated against Covid-19 following FDA approval

Pentagon mandates Covid-19 vaccine immediately for U.S. military - FORT DRUM, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 10: U.S. Army soldiers return home from a 9-month deployment to Afghanistan on December 10, 2020 at Fort Drum, New York.…