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Antibiotics Largely Ineffective for Children in Asia-Pacific Region

by Rishma Parpia
child in hospital bed
A recent report published in The Lancet Regional Health–Southeast Asia from previously published studies found high levels of resistance to the antibiotics ...

More Young Children Ingested Drugs and Illicit Substances During COVID Pandemic Period

by Rishma Parpia
little girl holding pills
A new study published in  the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) shows an increase in ingestion of illicit substances ...

Shortage of Adderall Affecting Behavior in Children and Adults

by Rishma Parpia
holding a capsule
On October 12, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a shortage of a drug formulation of amphetamine ...

FDA Authorizes COVID Bivalent Shots for Children as Young as Five Years Old

by Marco Cáceres and Barbara Loe Fisher
red haired boy
On Oct. 12, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the COVID ...

FDA, CDC Green Light Pfizer’s Experimental COVID Biologic for Children 5 to 11 Years Old

by TVR Staff
child getting vaccinated
One Oct 29, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the experimental messenger ...

White House Reveals Plans to Give COVID Shots to All 5 to 11 Year Old Children

by TVR Staff
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On Oct. 20, 2021, the Biden administration outlined plans to begin giving COVID-19 vaccinations to children between five and 11 ...

With Little Safety Data, CDC Recommends Pfizer COVID Vaccine for 12-Year-Old Children

by Judith Jolly, RN, BSN
young boy
Opinion | I monitor meetings of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...

J&J to Test COVID-19 Vaccine on Babies, Pregnant Women and the Immunocompromised

by TVR Staff
newborn baby
Pharmaceutical and medical device giant Johnson & Johnson, Inc. (J&J) announced on Feb. 28, 2021 plans to test its experimental ...

Moderna, Pfizer Test mRNA Experimental Biologics on Children

by TVR Staff
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On Dec. 10, 2020, American biotechnology company Moderna, Inc., which is pioneering the development of experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics ...
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