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Approval of the Pfizer COVID Vaccine: What You Need to Know

On August 23, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave its first full approval of a vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19. Previously, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was available under emergency use authorization. That means that the vaccine has

Delta Variant: What You Need to Know

COVID-19 is a serious health crisis in U.S. communities and across the globe. Since it was first identified in late 2019, COVID-19, which is caused by the coronavirus, has evolved into more powerful strains. This includes the powerful Delta variant. The

Do I Have COVID-19 or the Flu?

If you feel sick, you may wonder if it’s the flu or COVID-19. While the two illnesses share many similarities,…

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Prescription Medicines

Approval of the Pfizer COVID Vaccine: What You Need to Know

On August 23, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave its first full approval of a vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19. Previously, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was available under emergency use authorization. That means that the vaccine has

Delta Variant: What You Need to Know

COVID-19 is a serious health crisis in U.S. communities and across the globe. Since it was first identified in late 2019, COVID-19, which is caused by the coronavirus, has evolved into more powerful strains. This includes the powerful Delta variant. The

Do I Have COVID-19 or the Flu?

If you feel sick, you may wonder if it’s the flu or COVID-19. While the two illnesses share many similarities,…

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Procedures & Devices

Approval of the Pfizer COVID Vaccine: What You Need to Know

On August 23, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave its first full approval of a vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19. Previously, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was available under emergency use authorization. That means that the vaccine has

Delta Variant: What You Need to Know

COVID-19 is a serious health crisis in U.S. communities and across the globe. Since it was first identified in late 2019, COVID-19, which is caused by the coronavirus, has evolved into more powerful strains. This includes the powerful Delta variant. The

Do I Have COVID-19 or the Flu?

If you feel sick, you may wonder if it’s the flu or COVID-19. While the two illnesses share many similarities,…

View More