What you need to know about the new RSV shot for babies

Ahead of the winter respiratory virus season, many parents were relieved the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a shot to combat respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, for infants and toddlers this summer.


With naloxone now more available, HHS officials tout its use

During the same week that naloxone—a nasal spray that reverses opioid overdoses—became available for purchase without a prescription, the nation's top substance use officials called for greater availability and training ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

CDC panel backs RSV shots for seniors

An advisory panel of the U.S.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted on Wednesday to recommend the first RSV vaccines for seniors.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US approves second RSV vaccine

The US drug regulator approved a second vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), its American developer Pfizer said Wednesday, a month after the authorization of the first shot against the pathogen, a leading cause ...

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