WASHINGTON — A panel of US health advisers on Tuesday narrowly backed a closely watched COVID-19 pill from Merck, setting the stage for a likely authorization of the first drug that Americans could take at home to treat the coronavirus.
NEW YORK — An influential US advisory panel will discuss expanding eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to all adults Friday, a move that could make the shots available nationwide as early as this weekend.
ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO — New oil and gas leasing within 10 miles (16 kilometers) of Chaco Culture National Historical Park will be prohibited for the next two years as officials consider a proposal to withdraw federal land in the area from development for a 20-year period, the U.
GLASGOW, Scotland — The tightest of smiles on his face and the fabric of his traditional thobe swirling about him as he strides through a hallway at U.
GLASGOW, Scotland — Governments are considering calling for a global end to coal use, according to a draft released Wednesday of the final document expected at the U.
WASHINGTON — Pfizer Inc said Friday that its experimental antiviral pill for COVID-19 cut rates of hospitalization and death by nearly 90% in high-risk adults, as the drugmaker joined the race for an easy-to-use medication to treat the coronavirus.
Should all school-age kids get Pfizer's pediatric COVID-19 vaccine? That's the question before an influential government advisory panel Tuesday.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Robot food delivery is no longer the stuff of science fiction.
While medical experts say it's unclear why an Oklahoma inmate began convulsing and vomiting after the first of three drugs used to execute him was administered, all agree the dosage was massive compared with what's standard in surgeries — with one doctor calling it "insane.
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday paved the way for children ages 5 to 11 to get Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine.