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FDA: Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine meets standard for emergency use

FDA: Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine meets standard for emergency use

Vaccine found to have 66% effectiveness against moderate and severe COVID cases, no safety concerns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2021, 6:37 PM
FDA grants emergency use authorization to Eli Lilly's COVID treatment

FDA grants emergency use authorization to Eli Lilly's COVID treatment

Eli Lilly’s combination therapy of two antibodies helped cut the risk of hospitalization and death in COVID-19 patients by 70%.Ben Ariel, 2/10/2021, 3:11 AM
FDA approves Moderna vaccine for emergency use

FDA approves Moderna vaccine for emergency use

US Food and Drug Administration makes drug giant's vaccine second approved for use in United States.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2020, 5:31 PM
FDA to revise Pfizer's COVID vaccine fact sheet

FDA to revise Pfizer's COVID vaccine fact sheet

FDA working with Pfizer to revise fact sheet for recipients of its vaccine after two people had allergic reactions to it.Ben Ariel, 12/18/2020, 5:16 AM
FDA panel endorses Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine

FDA panel endorses Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine

Federal panel of outside experts recommends that FDA move forward with emergency authorization for the Moderna vaccine.Elad Benari, 12/18/2020, 12:15 AM
'I don't want them injecting me with anything'

'I don't want them injecting me with anything'

37% of Israelis, including doctors, former vaccine supporters, even a former Health Minister, will refuse COVID vaccine. Why? OpinionMordechai Sones, 12/13/2020, 9:37 AM
Trump to FDA: Get the damn vaccines out now!

Trump to FDA: Get the damn vaccines out now!

As FDA announces plans to finalize approval for coronavirus vaccine, President Trump demands immediate green light for vaccine.Arutz Sheva Stafff, 12/11/2020, 2:44 PM
Moderna applies to FDA for authorization of COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna applies to FDA for authorization of COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna asks FDA to review expanded data showing its vaccine is 94.1% effective at preventing COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2020, 4:25 AM
FDA grants emergency authorization to antibody treatment given to Trump

FDA grants emergency authorization to antibody treatment given to Trump

Food and Drug Administration grants emergency authorization to Regeneron experimental antibody treatment given to Trump for COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2020, 3:43 AM
FDA approves rapid home COVID-19 test

FDA approves rapid home COVID-19 test

Food and Drug Administration issues emergency use authorization for coronavirus test which provides results within 30 minutes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2020, 6:19 AM
Remdesivir approved in US for use in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Remdesivir approved in US for use in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

FDA approves Gilead Sciences' antiviral drug for treating patients hospitalized with COVID-19.Ben Ariel, 10/23/2020, 12:17 AM
FDA approves saliva test for COVID-19

FDA approves saliva test for COVID-19

SalivaDirect, the fifth saliva test approved by the FDA for the disease, uses spit from people suspected of having the coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2020, 2:07 AM
US to send remdesivir to COVID-19 hotspots

US to send remdesivir to COVID-19 hotspots

Department of Health and Human Services to send supply of coronavirus drug remdesivir to areas that need it most.Elad Benari, 7/6/2020, 3:05 AM
FDA allows use of drug for coronavirus

FDA allows use of drug for coronavirus

Food and Drug Administration allows emergency use of experimental drug remdesivir, which appears to help some patients recover faster.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/1/2020, 11:37 PM
Don't be frightened of coronavirus, be proud of the response

Don't be frightened of coronavirus, be proud of the response

Many of us have lived through other crises, September 11, 2001, for example.  However, there has never been a time where the private sector and the public sector have worked together like this to end a crisis Jeff Dunetz, 3/18/2020, 6:00 AM
'Opening FDA office in Israel would increase mutual cooperation'

'Opening FDA office in Israel would increase mutual cooperation'

Open regional US Food and Drug Administration office in Israel, lawmakers say.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/25/2019, 10:07 AM
FDA expands warning against use of blood pressure drug

FDA expands warning against use of blood pressure drug

Patients taking affected medication should contact their pharmacist or physician.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2019, 5:28 PM
Congress passes 'right to try' bill

Congress passes 'right to try' bill

US House passes bill allowing terminally ill patients to try experimental drugs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2018, 12:13 PM
Expert: Israel Will Probably Ban Trans Fats

Expert: Israel Will Probably Ban Trans Fats

Professor Oren Froy of Hebrew U. believes that within a few years Israel will move to ban trans fats in foods.Yoni Kempinski and Eliran Aharon, 6/19/2015, 3:45 AM
Sabra US Recalls 30,000 Cases of Hummus

Sabra US Recalls 30,000 Cases of Hummus

American division of the Sabra salad company issues a recall for mass quantities of its classic hummus over Listeria fears.Moshe Cohen, 4/9/2015, 3:28 PM
Petition Filed in US Over Definition of 'Hummus'

Petition Filed in US Over Definition of 'Hummus'

What is 'hummus'? Apparently, not just a matter of taste.Tova Dvorin, 5/26/2014, 9:10 PM
A Dose of Ritalin for Better Balance in Elderly

A Dose of Ritalin for Better Balance in Elderly

Some people believe Ritalin, used to treat ADHD, is over-prescribed. Now scientists are probing its use for balance in the elderly.Hana Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 7/22/2013, 8:23 PM
FDA Limits Acetaminophen Amounts

FDA Limits Acetaminophen Amounts

The FDA has reduced the maximum allowable amount of acetaminophen in combination pain medication, and added a boxed warning for good measure.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 1/16/2011, 1:33 PM
Teva Drugs Approved by FDA

Teva Drugs Approved by FDA

Teva Pharmaceuticals enjoys the approval of two new generics by the US Food and Drug Administration, stocks rise.Malkah Fleisher, 6/29/2010, 11:14 PM
New Treatment for Gaucher's

New Treatment for Gaucher's

An Israeli firm has passed the first hurdle in gaining FDA approval for a new treatment for Gaucher's disease.Hana Levi Julian, 12/10/2009, 5:11 PM