Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker Brian Cassella | Chicago Tribune | Tribune News Service via Getty Images) Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced a mask mandate for all state students regardless of their vaccination status at a news conference Wednesday, requiring facial coverings in all indoor settings from preschool through high school. Pritzker noted that the new […]
Novavax faces high-stakes FDA review this week that will decide the fate of its Covid vaccine in the U.S.
In this photo illustration the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Novavax logos are seen behind a medical syringe and vials. Pavlo Gonchar | LightRocket | Getty Images Novavax’s Covid-19 vaccine will face the scrutiny of the Food and Drug Administration’s independent immunization experts this week, a crucial step on the path toward U.S. regulatory […]
Deaths from drug and alcohol use are rising among America’s seniors. Drug overdose deaths more than tripled among people age 65 and older during the past two decades while deaths from alcohol abuse increased more than 18% from 2019 to 2020, according to data published Wednesday by the National Center for Health Statistics. More than […]