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10 Things in Politics: Dems stall on voting rights

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:In voting-rights fight, progressive activists see a 'make-or-break moment' for changing the filibusterThe FDA is pushing forward on boosters for millions of AmericansFacebook's recent trademark filings hold clues to the company's new...
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The FDA Wants You To Be Able To Buy a Hearing Aid Without a Prescription

People with mild or moderate hearing loss could soon be able to buy hearing aids without a medical exam or special fitting, under a new rule being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration. The agency says 37.5 million American adults have difficulties hearing. From a report: "Today's move by FDA takes us one step closer to the goal of making hearing aids more accessible and affordable for the tens of millions of people who experience mild to moderate hearing loss," Health and Human Services ...
Tags: Tech, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Health And Human Services, Xavier Becerra, Hearing Loss Association of America, Barbara Kelley


Fourth Stimulus Check: Can You Expect Another Relief Payment?

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Scientists are closely tracking a new variant spreading in the UK that could be 10% more infectious than Delta

Year 11 pupils get tested prior to returning to school next week at The Wey Valley Academy on September 03, 2021 in Weymouth, England. Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images Scientists are closely tracking a new coronavirus variant called AY.4.2, a subtype of Delta. Early data suggested it could be 10% more infectious than Delta, one expert said. Cases are low outside the UK. Former FDA chief Dr. Scott Gottlieb called for "urgent" research on the variant. Scientists worldwide are closely tracking a...
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FDA may approve people to 'mix and match' booster shots, report says: COVID-19 updates

The Food and Drug Administration may approve administering booster shots that are different from recipients' original COVID vaccine. Latest updates.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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J&J boosters are on the horizon for everyone who got that shot - regardless of age, job, or health

Unlike Pfizer and Moderna's booster shot applications, which the FDA authorized only for certain groups, J&J's extra dose will be available to anyone who received the first shot once it's authorized. Brendan McDermid/Reuters An FDA expert panel on Friday unanimously recommended the authorization of a J&J booster shot. If approved, the booster will be available to anyone who received the J&J shot. J&J recipients had felt in the dark and ignored by public-heath authorities for mo...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Erin Schumaker, Johnson & Johnson


10 Things in Politics: Dems nervously eye Virginia

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:Virginia governor's race shaping up as test of state's Democratic strength and BidenINVESTIGATION: TSA staffers are angry, working 2nd jobs, and ready to retire earlyTexas' strict abortion law will stand for nowWith Phil Rosen. The V...
Tags: Texas, Supreme Court, Washington Post, White House, Virginia, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, PBR, House, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, Food And Drug Administration, Fox News


Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?

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The most common side effects to expect after your Moderna booster: headache, fatigue, and pain at the injection site

A Palestinian medic displays a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File An expert FDA panel recommended to OK Moderna's booster shot for certain high-risk groups. The vaccine-maker is applying to use a half-strength dose for the booster. Side effects were similar to the second dose: headache, fatigue, and injection site pain. A booster shot of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine has similar side effects to what people experienced after the second dose.The Food a...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Trends, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Side Effects, Moderna, Andrew Dunn, Coronavirus, Dispensed, Booster Shot


The FDA's expert panel just unanimously backed Moderna's booster shot for high-risk groups, paving way for the agency's OK

Moderna stock has soared over the last year on the back of its coronavirus vaccine. Radek Mica/Getty Images On Thursday the FDA's expert panel voted in favor of booster shots of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine. Moderna is seeking an OK for all older adults (65+) and younger adults at high risk of severe COVID-19. The FDA now has to decide whether or not to OK Moderna's booster shot. Moderna just got a step closer to rolling out a COVID-19 booster shot to the general public. A panel...
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FDA panel backs half-dose Moderna booster for older and at-risk US adults

Advisory panel votes unanimously for lower-dose boostersFDA will use panel’s recommendations in making final decisionUS health advisers said on Thursday that some Americans who received Moderna’s Covid vaccine should get a half-dose booster to bolster protection against the virus.The panel of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously to recommend a booster shot for seniors, adults with other health problems, jobs or living situations that put them at increased risk for Covid...
Tags: US, Society, World news, US news, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Vaccines and immunisation, Moderna, Coronavirus


The Latest: FDA Likely to Rule on Virus Pill in December

The Food and Drug Administration will ask its outside experts to meet Nov. 30 to scrutinize Merck’s pill to treat COVID-19.
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White House vetting former commissioner Dr. Rob Califf to once again lead FDA

The White House is in the process of vetting former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Rob Califf to become the agency's leader once again, according to three sources familiar with the process.
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White House vetting former FDA Commissioner Dr. Rob Califf to once again lead agency

The White House is in the process of vetting former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Rob Califf to become the agency's leader once again, according to three sources familiar with the process.
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10 Things in Politics: Hunter Biden's art raises ethical questions

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:Hunter Biden isn't Trump, but what he's up to deserves your attention - even if you hate Fox NewsRepublicans are bracing for an awkward Trump speech at a big donor eventDemocrats are already floating another massive spending billWith Phil Ro...
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Fully vaccinated people who previously had COVID-19 should be last in line for booster shots, experts say

A health worker administers a dose of the Pfizer vaccine in the Palestinian neighborhood of Beit Hanina, on August 29, 2021. Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images Fully vaccinated people with a past COVID-19 infection may be last to get booster shots. COVID-19 infection can trigger the immune response in a similar way to booster shots. Therefore, these people have already had "three exposures," one expert said. Fully vaccinated people who previously had COVID-19 could be the last in line for boo...
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Study: Mixing and Matching COVID-19 Booster Shots Is Effective, Safe

The study comes as the Food and Drug Administration is mulling over what to do about booster shots for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson recipients.
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More Questions for J&J Vaccine Boosters Ahead of FDA Review

The Food and Drug Administration is wrestling with how to decide on booster doses of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
Tags: Food And Drug Administration, Johnson Johnson, FDA Review


FDA Approves E-Cigarette Products in the U.S. for the First Time

Citing possible benefits to addicted adult smokers, the Food and Drug Administration authorized the first e-cigarette products to stay on the market.
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United CEO confirms 232 employees are being fired for not complying with its vaccine mandate

United Airlines is moving forward with the termination of 232 that have chosen not to get a COVID-19 vaccine. United Airlines United Airlines is in the process of terminating 232 employees that haven't received the COVID-19 vaccine. CEO Scott Kirby said that 99.7% of United's 67,000 US employees have been vaccinated. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order likely won't affect United since nearly all workers are vaccinated. United Airlines is currently in the process of t...
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FDA Grapples With Timing of Booster for J&J COVID-19 Vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration is wrestling with how to decide on booster doses of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
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For the first time, the FDA has authorized an e-cigarette to help addicted adult smokers

In this April 23, 2014, file photo, a man smokes an electronic cigarette in Chicago. AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File The Food and Drug Administration said the e-cigarette reduces exposure to harmful chemicals. E-cigarettes' aerosols are "significantly less toxic" than its alternatives, the FDA found. The manufacturer must follow requirements to reduce youth exposure to the product. History was made Tuesday when the US Food and Drug Administration granted its first-ever authorization of an e-...
Tags: News, Marketing, Trends, Chicago, Food And Drug Administration, Retail, Addiction, Fda, Nicotine, E-cigarettes, E-cigs, E-cigarette, US Food and Drug Administration, National Youth Tobacco Survey, Mitch Zeller, E-Cig


FDA approves Vuse vaping products for sale, marking a first for the e-cigarette industry

The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it will allow the sale of Vuse Solo e-cigarettes in the United States.
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Fourth Stimulus Check: Will Another Relief Payment Happen This Year?

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FDA Staff Don’t Take Position on Moderna COVID-19 Booster

Food and Drug Administration staffers in an unusual move didn’t take a stance on Moderna Inc.’s MRNA +0.72% application for a booster dose, indicating there may not be sufficient data to support the extra dose.
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Unvaccinated Texas GOP candidate who was hospitalized with COVID-19 says his illness made him 'even more dedicated' to fight vaccine mandates

Allen West. Michele Eve Sandberg/Corbis via Getty Images Allen West is running to be the GOP candidate in the Texas gubernatorial race. He was hospitalized with COVID-19 and discharged on Monday. He is not vaccinated against the virus. He continued tweeting criticism of vaccine mandates from his hospital bed over the weekend. An unvaccinated Texas GOP gubernatorial candidate who was hospitalized with COVID-19 over the weekend has said that his experience had made him "even more dedicated"...
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Unvaccinated Texas GOP gubernatorial candidate Allen West is ill with COVID-19 and medicating with unproven drugs

Texas GOP gubernatorial candidate then a Florida US Representative listens during a Tea Party Town Hall meeting February 8, 2011 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Texas GOP candidate for governor Allen West and his wife tested positive for COVID-19. West said he might be hospitalized after his oxygen levels dropped and x-rays showed pneumonia. West, who is unvaccinated, said he's taken unproven drugs hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin. Texas GOP gube...
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Kids ages 5-11 could start getting Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine next month. Here's what to know and how to get your child a shot.

Finley Martin, 14, gets the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the First Baptist Church of Pasadena, on May 14, 2021 in California. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Pfizer has formally asked the FDA to authorize its COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use among kids ages 5 to 11. A doctor who helped run Pfizer's vaccine trial told Insider he wants his kids to be "first in line." Here are the answers to common questions parents might have about the vaccine. See more stories on Insider's business page. On ...
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Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Anytime Soon?

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CBS13 Poll: Kids 5-11 Being Vaccinated

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