Pfizer and BioNTech announced Sept. 20 that a smaller dose of their vaccine was safe for 5- to 11-year-olds, and the FDA set a vaccines advisory committee for Oct. 26 in anticipation of a request for the vaccine’s authorization.
WASHINGTON – The Trump administration has announced plans to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, the culmination of a nationwide crackdown on vaping following a spike in respiratory illnesses connected to e-cigarette use. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said banning…
The US Department of Health and Human Services is partnering with local health departments to help diagnose and prevent new cases of HIV. In Maryland there are three “hot spots:” Baltimore City, Prince George’s County, and Montgomery County.
WASHINGTON – On this week’s episode of the “Washington Bullpen” podcast, host Jarod Golub talks about the outbreak of acute flaccid myelitis that’s been the focus of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the New York Times report on Jared…
Banning air travel to the United States from the West African countries affected by Ebola could cause people to travel by other means that cannot be monitored, said Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden at a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing Thursday.
LINTHICUM- Maryland’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene partnered with the CDC’s Million Hearts Campaign to fight heart disease and prevent over 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.