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Pfizer officially seeks FDA clearance for coronavirus vaccine in children

Dive Brief: Pfizer and BioNTech have officially asked U.S. regulators for emergency clearance of their coronavirus vaccine in children between 5 and 11 years old, making the developers the first to seek authorization for younger kids. Thursday’s announcement, which Pfizer made on Twitter, comes nine days after the companies said they had started submitting data… Read More »

CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk

Children from ethnic and racial minorities, those with underlying health conditions and those between the ages of 18 and 20 are more likely to die, a CDC-led research team wrote in a study published Tuesday in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report also showed just how unusual it is for children and… Read More »

U.S. FDA Approves ALK’s Ragwitek (Short Ragweed Pollen Allergen Extract) Tablet for Sublingual Use as Immunotherapy for Children and Adolescents With Short Ragweed Pollen-Induced Allergic Rhinitis With or Without Conjunctivitis

ROUND ROCK, Texas, April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — ALK (ALKB: DC / OMX: ALK B / AKABY / AKBLF), a global, research-driven pharmaceutical company that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of allergies, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Ragwitek (Short Ragweed Pollen Allergen Extract) Tablet for Sublingual Use for the… Read More »

Some Children With Covid-Related Syndrome Develop Neurological Symptoms

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Pause on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Risk Near You Who Can Get Vaccinated? Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Some Children With Covid-Related Syndrome Develop Neurological Symptoms New research found that half of young patients with the inflammatory condition, MIS-C,… Read More »