U.S. health advisers endorsed a booster of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, citing growing worry that Americans who got the single-dose shot aren’t as protected as those given two-dose brands.
U.S. health advisers said that some Americans who received Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine should get a half-dose booster to bolster protection against the virus.
Did Pfizer "admit" there is no vaccine approved by the Food & Drug Administration for use in the United States in a recorded phone call? No, that is a misrepresentation. The FDA granted approval on August 23, 2021, of the vaccine know
If cleared by the Food and Drug Administration — a decision that could come in a matter of weeks — it would be the first pill shown to treat the illness.
In August, the Food and Drug Administration gave full and final approval to the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer for people 16 and older. But 10 Republican Louisiana lawmakers allege “there is no FDA approval for the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine
REVIEW As of 22 September 2021, 54% of the U.S. population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. But discussions about the possible waning of vaccine-induced immunity over time and the spread of the Delta SARS-CoV-2 variant has prompted scient
Is a meme correct in implying that there is no scientific proof behind the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of vaccines? No, that's not true: The FDA provides publicly available documentation on its website for each of the th
Did a member of the Food and Drug Administration's Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee say, "We are killing more people than we are saving with the shots"? No, that's not true: A member of the public said this. The
The FDA follows a strict approval process and evaluates all clinical data related to a drug's safety and efficacy before approving it for public use.
Even after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave its approval to the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine — the first vaccine to get such approval — posters on TikTok were still suggesting it was some kind of rogue jab. One video started with a woman sta
The surprising vote by the committee of outside experts assembled by the Food and Drug Administration was 16-2, with members expressing frustration that Pfizer had provided little data on the safety of extra doses.
A post on Facebook claims that an unspecified test has been “revoked” by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The post itself doesn’t say exactly what sort of test the post refers to, but the author says it “brought
Is this video correct in saying ivermectin is a successful treatment for COVID-19, and that is being covered up by the media and the FDA, CDC and WHO; and is natural immunity through infection better than a COVID-19 vaccine? No, none of t
Ivermectin is the latest drug being floated as a treatment against the coronavirus despite warnings from public health authorities and a lack of evidence that it works. But a claim circulating on Facebook says the anti-parasitic drug has the side effec
Since the Food and Drug Administration granted full approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for adults Aug. 23, many skeptics of the vaccine have gone on social media to challenge the agency’s safety record and credibility. “Thalidomide was a
Are cigarettes approved by the FDA? No, that's not true: The Food and Drug Administration does not "approve" tobacco products, but it does regulate the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of tobacco products. There is a difference b
Is the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine not approved by the FDA? No, that's not true: The Food and Drug Administration approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on August 23, 2021. The agency made the announcement publicly, sharing the approva
Following the Food and Drug Administration’s decision to grant full approval to the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine—the vaccine had previously been distributed under emergency provisions—comparisons were made on social media to the FDAR
The COVID-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is now called Comirnaty. Comirnaty received full FDA approval on August 23.
Is the FDA approval of the COVID-19 vaccine illegal, and does a "doctor" prove the Pfizer informational insert with its vaccine shows criminal regulation violations? No, that's not true: The claims made on the Stew Peters show by a guest
Dozens of product names were distributed across the U.S. from November 2020 to May 2021.
Full FDA approval could persuade vaccine-hesitant people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is a good idea.
Did the CDC's PCR test fail to distinguish flu from COVID and did it cause errors in Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tallies by which the agency tracked the spread of SARS-CoV-2 infections? No, that's not true. The claim was ma
The FDA has only granted emergency-use approval of the Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines, but the agency is expected to soon give full approval to Pfizer.
While Pfizer has said it plans to seek U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for booster shots, health authorities say that for now, the fully vaccinated seem well protected.
When will the COVID-19 vaccines get full Food and Drug Administration approval? That’s a question on a lot of minds as the daily number of COVID-19 cases rise across the U.S., driven by a more contagious mutation of the coronavirus. More public and p
U.S. regulators have added a new warning to Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine about links to a rare and potentially dangerous neurological reaction, but said it’s not entirely clear the shot caused the problem.
Pfizer's vaccine trials in children aged six months to 11 years are still ongoing. No proposal for vaccine approval has been submitted.
Does the government's Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) provide data or reports that prove the COVID-19 vaccine or other vaccines have caused injuries or deaths? No, that's not true: As the VAERS webpage itself repeatedly exp
The FDA disregarded warnings from independent advisers that the much-debated treatment hasn’t been shown to help slow the brain-destroying disease.
Do the briefing documents filed in support of Moderna's application for Food and Drug Administration (FDA) permission for its COVID-19 vaccine say it causes death and autoimmune disease? No, that's not true: The FDA had, as of May 26, 202
Are "about 40 To 50% Of CDC, FDA employees" refusing the COVID-19 vaccine, according to Drs. Anthony Fauci and Peter Marks? No, that is not true. Fauci, who is director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and Fo
Did the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announce that it would not authorize or approve any COVID-19 vaccine? No, that's not true: Stephen Hahn, then-commissioner of the FDA, did say in a statement to a Senate committee in 2020 that th
The Food and Drug Administration released a statement and a 13-page report detailing findings from its just-completed inspection of the idled Emergent BioSciences factory.
REVIEW The rapid development of COVID-19 vaccines allowed the U.S. to initiate a nationwide campaign of vaccination against the disease in December 2020. More than 138 million vaccine doses were administered as of 24 March 2021. U.S. president Joe B
Quick Take A Food and Drug Administration presentation on monitoring the safety of COVID-19 vaccines listed possible adverse events the agency might track. But an Instagram post misrepresents the document, falsely claiming it shows the vaccines are kno
The review is just one step in the FDA’s evaluation of a third vaccine option for the U.S.
Did six people die during Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine trial and is the FDA "not concerned"? Yes and no: Six participants died during the trial, but not from the vaccine. Of the six, just two were given the vaccine. The other four participan
A government advisory panel endorsed a second COVID-19 vaccine, paving the way for the shot to be added to the U.S. vaccination campaign.
White House chief of staff Mark Meadows pressed Food and Drug Administration chief Stephen Hahn to grant an emergency use authorization for Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine by the end of the day or face possible firing.