U.S. pharmacists can now prescribe Pfizer’s COVID-19 pill to at-risk people, FDA says – National | Globalnews.ca

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it authorized state-licensed pharmacists to prescribe Pfizer Inc’s PFE.N COVID-19 pill, Paxlovid, to eligible patients. Use of the pill, authorized to treat newly infected, at-risk people to prevent severe illness, has jumped in recent weeks as infections rise. “Since Paxlovid must be taken within five days after symptoms begin, … Read more

U.S. FDA backs COVID-19 booster shots tailored to target Omicron BA.4, BA.5 subvariants – National | Globalnews.ca

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 30, 2022 11:44 am     Updated June 30, 2022 11:52 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday recommended booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines be modified to include components that are tailored … Read more