Walensky signs off on Pfizer, Moderna COVID vaccines for children under 5

Walensky signs off on Pfizer, Moderna COVID vaccines for children under 5
BY PETER SULLIVAN – 06/18/22   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky backed an advisory committee’s recommendation on Saturday that will allow children under the age of 5 years old to receive the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, capping off the last step needed before children can start getting inoculated. Vaccinations for children aged six months and older can begin this week.… Read the rest

FDA Declares MODERNA Jab “Safe and Effective” Ahead of Approval Committee

FDA Declares MODERNA Jab “Safe and Effective” Ahead of Approval Committee
BY CAROLINE VAKIL – 06/10/22 Reviewers at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said in briefing documents that Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine is both effective and safe for children under 6 years old. The analysis comes ahead of several advisory committee meetings next week to weigh giving approval to Moderna’s and Pfizer’s vaccines for young children. “Available data support the effectiveness of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine in preventing symptomatic COVID-19 in pediatric age groups from 6 months through 17 years of age,” staff at the FDA wrote.… Read the rest

White House says kids under 5 could get COVID-19 vaccines by June 21

White House says kids under 5 could get COVID-19 vaccines by June 21
The White House said Thursday that COVID-19 vaccinations for children under 5 could begin as soon as June 21, if the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorizes the shots. “We expect vaccinations will begin in earnest as early as Tuesday, June 21, and really roll on throughout that week,” White House COVID-19 response coordinator Ashish Jha told reporters. An FDA advisory committee is scheduled to meet on June 14 and 15 to consider the applications from Pfizer and Moderna, and Jha said a decision on authorization is expected “soon thereafter.”… Read the rest

Pfizer Asks FDA to Authorize COVID Vax for Children Younger Than 5

Pfizer Asks FDA to Authorize COVID Vax for Children Younger Than 5
STOP IT HERE: https://inhere.salsalabs.org/kidsvaxxapproval Carolyn Crist | June 02, 2022 The FDA has accepted Pfizer’s application for a COVID-19 vaccine for children under age 5, which clears the way for approval and distribution in June. Pfizer announced Wednesday that it completed the application for a three-dose vaccine for kids between 6 months and 5 years old, and the FDA said it received the emergency use application.… Read the rest

FDA gives green light to Pfizer COVID booster for kids 5 to 11, disregards questionable efficacy data

FDA gives green light to Pfizer COVID booster for kids 5 to 11, disregards questionable efficacy data
OPPOSE VAX FOR KIDS https://inhere.salsalabs.org/kidsvaxxapproval Sara Middleton, | May 30, 2022 Are we adding yet another series of pokes to the already bursting-at-the-seams childhood vaccine schedule? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recent decision to grant Pfizer yet another emergency use authorization (EUA) for its massively profitable COVID shot – this time affecting young children. Government agency okayed COVID booster for young kids based on questionable evidence derived from fewer than five dozen trial participants On May 17, 2022, the U.S.… Read the rest

What’s Behind the Outbreak of Sudden, Severe Hepatitis in Kids?

What’s Behind the Outbreak of Sudden, Severe Hepatitis in Kids?
Researchers seek answers to why in recent months more than 500 previously healthy children worldwide developed sudden-onset, severe hepatitis, two leading hypotheses have emerged linking the outbreak to adenovirus and coronavirus. In a May 18 update, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said it is investigating 180 cases of hepatitis in children, up 71 from the 109 cases the agency reported on May 5.… Read the rest

Louisiana Governor Reverses ‘Insane Mandate’ Requiring COVID Vaccines for Students

Louisiana Governor Reverses ‘Insane Mandate’ Requiring COVID Vaccines for Students
On Wednesday, Louisiana’s Democratic Governor, John Bel Edwards, reversed the state’s vaccine mandate requiring students to be fully vaccinated beginning the 2022-23 school year. Children and students attending daycare, K-12 programs and college in Louisiana, at least for now, will not be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Wednesday. The announcement reversed an earlier decision by the governor’s administration and the Louisiana Health Department (LHD) requiring students to be fully vaccinated beginning in the 2022-23 school year.… Read the rest