Medical Health Cluster


FDA Committee Recommends 2022–2023 Influenza Vaccine Strains

The US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee has chosen the influenza vaccine strains for the 2022–2023 season in the northern hemisphere, which beginnings in the fall of 2022. On March 3, the committee unanimously voted to endorse the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) recommendations as to which influenza […]

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WHO recommends two new drugs to treat COVID-19

WHO has recommended two new drugs for COVID-19, providing yet more options for treating the disease. The extent to which these medicines will save lives depends on how widely available and affordable they will be. The first drug, baricitinib, is strongly recommended for patients with severe or critical COVID-19. It […]

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