U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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.

People walk past a mural by artist M. Tony Peralta picturing a healthcare worker at New York Presbyterian Hospital on March 22, 2021 in New York City. - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION - TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION …

White House Now Approves FDA’s New Rules that May Delay Virus Vaccine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), overcoming the White House’s initial opposition, released new safety guidelines Tuesday for drugmakers working for months on developing a Chinese virus vaccine. The move could prevent or delay introducing a potentially safe and effective final product before Election Day and beyond.

A health worker administers a flu vaccine to a woman in Mexico City, on October 3, 2020. - A national free flu vaccination campaign started in Mexico amid the COVID- 19 coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by CLAUDIO CRUZ / AFP) (Photo by CLAUDIO CRUZ/AFP via Getty Images)

ACLU Exploits Pandemic to Promote Abortion

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rule that requires women to have an in-person clinic visit in order to obtain drugs to induce an abortion.

Madison Tolchin leaves after having a health checkup at a Planned Parenthood clinic on April 14, 2017, in Wellington, Florida. President Donald Trump recently signed legislation that allows states to withhold federal money from health care providers that provide abortion services, including Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood has approximately 700 health …