FDA Approves First Vaccine for Respiratory Syncytial Virus

First doses will be available in the Fall.  British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) announced this week that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved their respiratory syncytial virus…

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Defense Department Says Most Youth Unfit for Military Service 

Armed service recruiting targets have largely been unmet.  A recent report from the Department of Defense acknowledges that the U.S. Armed Forces are struggling to meet targets for…

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CDC Advisers Vote to Recommend Bavarian Nordic Mpox Vaccine

Unanimous support follows studies showing 66%-83% effectiveness. The panel of outside advisers for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) unanimously voted last week to recommend the…

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COVID Vaccine Added to Routine Immunization Schedule 

CDC says children, adolescents, and adults should get annual immunizations.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its 2023 list of recommended immunizations. The agency includes immunization…

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White House Opposed to Ending Foreign Traveler Vaccinations

The House of Representatives passed the legislation this week. President Biden’s administration released a statement this week expressing opposition to legislation that would end the COVID-19 vaccine requirement…

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Senator Sanders Addresses Moderna Vaccine Prices

The company is planning an increase in the commercial cost per dose. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont sent a letter to medicine manufacturer Moderna, urging them not to…

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Pentagon Rescinds Military COVID Vaccine Mandate

Defense Department implements Congressional rule in NDAA. The U.S. Department of Defense formally rescinded its COVID-19 vaccine mandate for the military, in compliance with the National Defense Authorization…

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Federal Court Blocks Government-Contractor Vaccine Mandate

The ruling states that public health should not overlap with workplace policy. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals blocked President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for government contractors.…

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COVID Vaccine Mandate Removed from Defense Bill

Compromise reached in the final version of funding. Changes have been made to the National Defense Authorization Act that will end the U.S. military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate and…

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Senate Votes to End COVID-19 Emergency

The federal health department had already issued an extension. In a bipartisan vote, the Senate voted this week to end the COVID-19 pandemic emergency. The Department of Health…

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