Author: Frank Camp

CDC Head: FDA Could ‘Streamline’ Omicron Booster Authorization As ‘Much Of The Vaccine’ Is ‘The Same’

On Sunday, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky appeared on ABC’s “This Week” with host Martha Raddatz. During the segment, Raddatz asked Walensky about how quickly the FDA could approve a variant-specific vaccine from Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson and Johnson. “One of the things about a booster, about a variant-specific booster — I know Moderna, Pfizer, […]

Reporter Presses Psaki Over Biden Illness: ‘Possible To Test Negative’ Before ‘Positive Test’

During Friday’s press briefing, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki was repeatedly asked about President Joe Biden’s recent apparent cold. First, a reporter asked Psaki about Biden’s COVID testing regimen: “I know Dr. O’Connor said that he was tested three times this week, but is there a change in protocol where he is going to […]

South African Doc On Omicron: Currently ‘No Reason For Panicking As We Don’t See Severely Ill Patients’

In mid-November, Dr. Angelique Coetzee, chair of the South African Medical Association, alerted the country’s vaccine advisory committee after seeing multiple COVID-19 patients who were experiencing significant fatigue. Coetzee was seemingly the first to bring attention to the emerging Omicron variant. Speaking with The Telegraph, a U.K. publication, Coetzee noted the apparent symptoms in patients […]

Fauci On Omicron: Potential To ‘Evade Immune Protection’ From ‘Monoclonal’ And ‘Some Of The Vaccine-Induced Antibodies’

On Sunday, White House Chief Medical Adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” to discuss vaccinations and boosters, as well as the latest COVID variant, known as Omicron. Host Chuck Todd asked Fauci why this particular variant, which has been labeled a “Variant of Concern” by the World Health Organization (WHO), is […]

Pfizer, Moderna Looking Into ‘Escape Variant’ Vaccines And Boosters As Omicron Sparks Concern

On Friday, BioNTech, the company that partnered with Pfizer on the first COVID-19 vaccine to be given an Emergency Use Authorization by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), released a statement about the vaccine as it pertains to new strains, specifically the latest “Variant of Concern” known as Omicron. “We expect more data from the […]