PFIZER AND BIONTECH ANNOUNCE POSITIVE TOPLINE RESULTS FROM PIVOTAL TRIAL OF COVID-19 VACCINE IN CHILDREN 5 TO 11 YEARS


NEW YORK AND MAINZ, Germany--(September 20. 2020)-- Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) today announced results from a Phase 2/3 trial showing a favorable safety profile and robust neutralizing antibody responses in children 5 to 11 years of age using a two-dose regimen of 10 µg administered…

Pax­ton Secures Tem­po­rary Restrain­ing Order Against Paris ISD in Mask Man­date Lawsuit


TEXAS (September 17, 2021)--- Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that a Lamar County district court issued a temporary restraining order against Paris ISD regarding its unlawful mask mandate. The court agreed with General Paxton that the district lacks “authority to issue or enforce a facemask mandate in light of Governor Abbott’s…

Possible link between antibiotics and increasing speed of breast cancer growth


LONDON (September 15, 2021)--there could be a possible link between antibiotic use and the speed of breast cancer growth, a study of mice suggests. Antibiotics are often prescribed to breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy to control infections during treatment. Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) set out to…

New study finds alcohol companies trying to fool consumers with ‘better-for-you’ marketing tactics


Australia (September 11, 2021)---We are warning consumers not to be fooled by alcohol companies who promote their products as better-for-you, after a study examining the nutrient profile of new alcoholic products marketed as ‘healthy' found that 85 per cent had full-strength alcohol content, and more than a third didn't have…

Biden’s New Broad Set of Federal Mandates Challenged


WASHINGTON  (September 11, 2921)- President Joe Biden’s new broad set of federal mandates, aimed at compelling Americans not yet vaccinated against COVID-19 to get the shot, was met with an immediate and forceful backlash from his political opponents. Republican governors, lawmakers and pundits blasted Biden’s plan, unveiled Thursday, as a…

OC HEALTH CARE AGENCY COVID-19 UPDATES: CONFIRMS PEDIATRIC DEATH DUE TO COVID-19, EXPLAINS RISK OF MU VARIANT AND DEFINES “BOOSTER” VS. “ADDITIONAL” DOSE


Santa Ana, CA (September 10, 2021) – The OC Health Care Agency (HCA) has confirmed a COVID-related pediatric death in Orange County. In August, a child under the age of 5 with underlying health conditions died of complications related to COVID-19 infection.“My heart goes out to this family who has lost…