Food and Drug Administration
The lifesaving nasal spray is expected to hit store shelves and online U.S. retailers by late summer -- though it's not clear how much it will cost.
People may be able to purchase the treatment at their pharmacy — a change experts are celebrating.
The announcement follows a surge in COVID-19, flu and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) towards the end of 2022, igniting fears of a “tripledemic.”
Some batches of the product contained trace amounts of benzene, an ingredient that shouldn't be found in sunscreen.
The FDA’s decision is a notable shift from the bans on blood donations from gay men that began during the AIDS crisis in the 1980s.
The proposed approach would allow the agency to roll out shots each year targeting the strains predicted to pose the biggest threat.
Booster shots targeting virus strains "that might disappear a few months later" are impractical for healthy, young people, Dr. Paul A. Offit said.
Medication abortion uses two different drugs — in combination or alone — that induce abortion.
The new label on generic versions of the drug clarifies that it works by inhibiting or delaying ovulation and mid-cycle hormonal changes.
A right-wing effort to pull FDA approval of mifepristone would have immediate and devastating consequences.