According to the state department of health, there’s been a 50% drop in child COVID cases. This news comes just as Pfizer released results saying its vaccine is safe for kids between five and eleven years old.
The first school pupils in England have received their coronavirus vaccine, as jabs were rolled out to 12-15-year-olds today.
Quinn Foakes, 15, was given the Pfizer vaccination at Belfairs Academy secondary school in Essex, and said: "I'm glad that I've done it … I've got grandparents, I'd love to be safe around them and spend time with them." Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin weighs in on the FDA’s approval of a new Alzheimer’s drug in June despite the FDA’s advisory committee concluding there wasn’t enough evidence to support the effectiveness of the treatment.
Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the former FDA commissioner under President Trump, tells CNN’s Pamela Brown that the current Delta variant surge of coronavirus will likely finish running its course by the Thanksgiving holiday this fall.
Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration declined to recommend the agency approve Covid-19 booster doses for everyone who got vaccinated six months ago or longer. However, they did recommend a more limited step: emergency use authorization for people 65 and older, and for people at high risk of severe infection. CNN’s Jake Tapper discusses with Dr. Anthony Fauci.