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Meeting Set: Pfizer and U.S. Health Officials to Discuss Vaccine Booster

Pfizer representatives will meet with top U.S. health officials Monday to outline their plans to request federal authorization of a third dose of its coronavirus vaccine. The head-to-head comes as President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser conceded “it is entirely conceivable, maybe likely” booster shots will be needed.

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CDC Urges Parents to Get Children Vaccinated Before School Starts

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging parents to get their eligible children vaccinated for the Chinese coronavirus prior to the fall 2021 school year, despite lingering concerns over the possible development of heart inflammation conditions in young people who receive the mRNA vaccines.

Aiden Arthurs receives the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine from Pharmacist Andrew Mac (R) at the Jewish Federation/JARC's offices in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, on May 13, 2021. - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on May 10, 2021 authorized the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to …

Biden Administration Deletes Social Media Post Featuring Flag of Taiwan

The Taiwanese government on Thursday delicately objected to the Biden White House deleting a social media post touting America’s donation of coronavirus vaccines to Taiwan, apparently because the message included an image of the Taiwanese flag. The Chinese Communist government is enraged by written or visual messages that imply Taiwan is an independent country.

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FDA to Add Heart Warning for Pfizer and Moderna mRNA Vaccines

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to “move rapidly” to add warning labels to Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, following the emergence of heart inflammation cases — myocarditis and pericarditis — after receiving the non-traditional mRNA jabs, the agency’s Dr. Doran Fink said Wednesday.

Empty vials of different vaccines by Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca against Covid-19 caused by the novel coronavirus are pictured at the vaccination center in Rosenheim, southern Germany, on April 20, 2021, amid the novel coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP) (Photo by CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP via Getty …