Wednesday, October 27, 2021: Life Sciences

An FDA advisory committee endorsed a two-dose series of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5- to 11-years-old. The committee found that the benefits of the shot outweighed the risks, voting 17-0 in favor with one abstention. If the FDA follows...

Wednesday, October 20, 2021: Life Sciences

The FDA released draft guidance for creating a new category of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids to help foster competition and bring down prices. In 2017, Congress asked the agency to explore an OTC option, but the agency missed the deadline due to the pandemic....