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CDC, NCHDDS endorse Pfizer COVID-19 shot for kids 12 and up

NCDHHS is working with doctors to make the Pfizer vaccine accessible, including connecting larger vaccine providers who have the capacity to store the vaccine to smaller practices needing a more limited quantity.

Pfizer COVID-19 shot expanded to US children as young as 12

Shots could begin soon once a federal vaccine panel issues recommendations for using the vaccine in 12- to 15-year-olds.

US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.

FDA advisory panel recommends use of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

A second coronavirus vaccine is one step closer to the arms of Americans. An advisory panel voted Thursday to recommend the Food and Drug Administration authorize Moderna's vaccine for emergency use, as they did last week for Pfizer's vaccine.

Report: Dough company didn’t report tampering with screws

A newspaper reports that a Maine company that produces pizza dough and is the focus of a tampering investigation received three complaints about screws in the dough that were never reported to the Food and Drug Administration.

FDA approves Gilead’s remdesivir to treat COVID-19

It is the first drug to be approved for treating COVID-19.

US regulators approve 1st treatment for Ebola virus

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for treating Ebola.

FDA warns Americans of toxic hand sanitizers

U.S. health officials are warning Americans again to avoid a growing list of imported hand sanitizers that may be contaminated with the toxic chemical methanol.

US approves new coronavirus antigen test with fast results

U.S. regulators have approved a new type of coronavirus test that administration officials have touted as a key to opening up the country.

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New Hanover County politicos react to blocked election reform bill

A national election reform bill blocked on the Senate floor has local Democrats and Republicans reacting and debating its true intentions.