Vaccination

US orders 200 mn more Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine doses

The United States will purchase 200 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer and BioNTech and has an option to buy additional doses to address virus variants, the companies announced Friday.

Medications

Doctors divided over use of controversial new Alzheimer's drug

(HealthDay)—The controversial new Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm is creating something of a civil war in medicine, as health networks, hospitals, insurers and individual doctors weigh impending discussions with patients about ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Biogen calls criticism of Alzheimer's drug 'misinformation'

Biogen Inc. fought back against criticism of the unusual circumstances that led to the U.S. approval of its Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm, saying in an open letter it has been the subject of "extensive misinformation and misunderstanding."

Health

Muffins recalled for possible listeria contamination

(HealthDay)—Possible listeria contamination has triggered the nationwide recall of more than two dozen muffin products made by Give and Go Prepared Foods, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.

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