FDA Allows Licensed Pharmacists To Prescribe Pfizer's Paxovid To People Who Are EligibleThe US Food and Drug Administration revised the emergency use authorization for Pfizer's Covid-19 antiviral treatment, Paxlovid, on Wednesday to allow state-licensed pharmacists to prescribe the treatment to people who are eligible.
The FDA Has Authorized Covid-19 Vaccines For Children Under FiveThe US Food and Drug Administration gave emergency use authorization on Friday for both the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines for young children. Vaccine advisers to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted unanimously on Saturday in support of giving babies and other kids as young as 6 months a Covid-19 vaccination.
Three-Dose Covid-19 Vaccine Produces Strong Immune Responses In Children Ages Six Months To Five Years, Pfizer And BioNTech SayThree Child-size doses of the Pfizer/BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine have shown a strong immune response in children ages six months to five years, the companies said Monday. The vaccine makers said they will finish submitting the trial data to the US Food and Drug Administration this week.
Individuals In Hillsborough Age 40 And Older Can Now Schedule COVID-19 Vaccination AppointmentsIndividuals age 40 and older can now make appointments to receive a COVID-19 coronavirus vaccination at Hillsborough County's three public vaccination sites.
USF Virologist Explains How Johnson & Johnson Covid Vaccine Is DifferentDr. Teng says the new Johnson & Johnson is pretty different from the Moderna and Pfizer, but is just as effective.
COVID-19 Vaccine Website Now Taking Reservations In Polk CountyPolk County officials announced Thursday that their COVID-19 Vaccine portal is open and taking reservations for those that are 65 and older.
Nearly All Available Covid Vaccines Spoken For In Tampa Bay, Anxiously Awaiting Next ShipmentAs health officials in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties wrap up week one of COVID-19 vaccine distributions to residents 65 and older, local government officials are honing in on the issues that still need major work before moving forward.
Meeting Covid Vaccine Demand, Hillsborough Increases Call Center Hours, Agent StaffingAppointments for the COVID-19 vaccine are still available to residents age 65 and older this week in Hillsborough County. The County, in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County, expanded the operational hours of its vaccine call center and will triple the number of call agents Tuesday to help residents in this category secure needed appointments.
Fraudulent Eventbrite Site Charging Some Tampa Bay Seniors For Covid Vaccine RegistrationSome seniors registering for the COVID vaccine in Pinellas County have found themselves duped into paying for appointments on a fraudulent website.
Pinellas County Covid Vaccine Appointments At Capacity On Day TwoTuesday was the first day for people 65 and older to receive COVID-19 vaccines in Pinellas County. Just one day after registration opened to the public, Pinellas County Health Officials say there’s not more spots available.
The Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine And What To Expect, According To A Tampa Doctor That Received ItCOVID-19 vaccines have begun the long road of distribution across the globe. A doctor at Tampa General Hospital discusses his experience receiving the vaccine and what to consider when it's your turn to get vaccinated.
Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Rolling Out In Pinellas County Long-Term Care FacilitiesOver the next several days, Pinellas County Health Department is working to vaccinate residents and employees at all of their long-term care facilities with the new COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine.