Tag Archives: Disease outbreaks

Hearing aids are now available over the counter at Walmart, Walgreens, CVS and Best Buy

Millions of Americans with hearing loss can now purchase hearing aids without a prescription or medical exam from Walgreens, CVS and Best Buy, according to the companies. Walgreens on Monday started selling over-the-counter hearing aids online and at its stores nationwide for $799 a pair. By comparison, the average cost …

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Covid Novavax (NVAX) Q1 2022 earnings

Novavax on Monday reported its first profitable quarter as its Covid vaccine rolls out across several countries around the world, though the company still missed earnings and revenue expectations. Novavax reported net income of $203 million in the first quarter, compared to a net loss of $222.7 million the same …

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U.S. will limit Covid vaccines to high-risk people this fall if Congress doesn’t approve more funding

The U.S. will have to limit the next generation of Covid vaccines this fall to individuals at the highest risk of getting seriously sick from the virus if Congress fails to approve funding to purchase the new shots, according to a senior Biden administration official. The official, who spoke on …

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CDC investigating severe hepatitis in children

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating 109 cases of severe hepatitis in children, including five deaths, to try to determine a cause with adenovirus infection as the primary line of inquiry, the public health agency said on Friday. More than 90% of the children were hospitalized and …

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New York City could bring back mask mandate, vaccine checks

Children are seen walking to school, on the first day of lifting the indoor mask mandate for DOE schools between K through 12, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S. March 7, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters New York City could bring back mask mandates and proof of vaccination …

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Covid Moderna (MRNA) Q1 earnings 2022

The Moderna Covid-19 vaccine awaits administration at a vaccination clinic in Los Angeles, California on December 15, 2021. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images Moderna sold $5.9 billion of its Covid vaccine in the first quarter, blowing out revenue and profit expectations. The biotech company’s shares soared by …

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Pfizer Paxlovid prescriptions to treat Covid increased tenfold in U.S.

Paxlovid, a Pfizer’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pill, is seen manufactured in Ascoli, Italy, in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters on November 16, 2021. Pfizer | Handout | via Reuters Pfizer on Tuesday said prescriptions for its oral antiviral to treat Covid-19 have increased nearly tenfold in the U.S. …

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Covid Pfizer (PFE) earnings Q1 2022

Albert Bourla, chief executive officer of Pfizer pharmaceutical company, arrives to ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Drew Angerer | Getty Images Pfizer on Tuesday cut its 2022 earnings guidance, despite reporting first quarter results that beat on the top and bottom line due to strong …

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CDC says adenovirus may contribute to liver injury in healthy children

Adenovirus structure, computer illustration showing the surface structure of the virus’ outer protein coat (capsid). Kateryna Kon | Science Photo Library | Science Photo Library | Getty Images Nine children in Alabama with severe acute hepatitis, three of whom suffered liver failure, all tested positive for adenovirus and none of …

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FDA panel to discuss Novavax Covid vaccine, Pfizer and Moderna kids shots

Medical syringes and Novavax logo displayed in the background are seen in this illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland on December 2, 2021. Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration’s independent advisors will meet in June to discuss Novavax’s Covid vaccine for adults as well …

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