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FDA advisers to consider third possible Covid-19 vaccine today

US Food and Drug Administration vaccine advisers are scheduled to meet Friday to discuss the potential emergency authorization of a third coronavirus vaccine for the US, this one made by Johnson & Johnson's vaccine arm Janssen Biotech.

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Dr. Gupta: Vaccines, despite variants, are good news

As a third vaccine against Covid-19 stands ready to be evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization, I feel the same awe and thrill that I did back in December when the first vaccine took that same consequential step.

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Companies hope people will buy the idea of antibody treatments to prevent Covid

Makers of monoclonal antibody treatments say they have shown the therapies can help prevent severe coronavirus disease in people who are already infected. Now they're planning to ask the US Food and Drug Administration for authorization to use them as a kind of "passive vaccine" to protect people at high risk of infection.

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Brazil issues emergency authorization for two vaccines

Amid a devastating resurgence of the coronavirus in parts of Brazil, federal health officials have finally voted to authorize two vaccines for emergency use. Sunday, Brazilian regulatory agency Anvisa approved both the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine and the Coronavac vaccine.

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UK's dubious decision on second Covid vaccine dose

The rollout of the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines in the US is not proceeding smoothly, which is not surprising given the logistical challenges of administering a novel vaccine that requires two doses. There are similar problems in the UK, where the Pfizer/BioNTech and Oxford University/AstraZeneca vaccines are now authorized, the latter gaining authorization just last week.

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Why Hawley's move could endanger Senate Republicans

Senators are still blocking an immediate and final vote to override President Donald Trump's veto of the National Defense Authorization Act, Republican leaders are grappling with a new problem on their hands: GOP Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri and his planned objection to the results of a fair and free election.

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House to attempt to override Trump's veto on defense bill

The House of Representatives will vote Monday in an effort to override President Donald Trump's veto of the sweeping defense bill known as the National Defense Authorization Act, forcing GOP lawmakers to choose between loyalty to the President and legislation that sets defense policy for the country.

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FDA advisers vote to recommend authorization of Moderna's vaccine

Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration voted easily and quickly to recommend that the agency give emergency use authorization to Moderna's coronavirus vaccine -- but not without a lengthy side discussion about whether volunteers in the clinical trial who got placebo shots should be offered the vaccine early.

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Trump still plans to veto defense spending bill

President Donald Trump's vow to veto the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act places Capitol Hill in a bind and could lead to Congress having to return to session between Christmas and New Year's.

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