If you've been waiting to get an updated COVID-19 shot, your wait could soon be over. The FDA cleared the way Monday for two new shots, from Pfizer and Moderna, for children as young as six months.
A CDC panel is meeting Tuesday to weigh in on the vaccines. (Credit: FOX 5 Atlanta) The Biden administration announced on Wednesday that it was providing more funding to produce at-home COVID-19 tests ahead of the colder months.
Approximately $600 million will go toward making new at-home tests. Twelve manufacturers that employ hundreds of people in seven states have been awarded funding and will produce 200 million over-the-counter tests to replenish federal stockpiles for government use, in addition to producing enough tests to meet demand for tests ordered online, the Department of Health and Human Services said.
FILE - In this photo illustration, free iHealth COVID-19 antigen rapid tests from the federal government sit on a U.S. Postal Service envelope after being delivered on Feb.