Vaping: FDA approves e-cigarette brand in US for first timeThe drug regulator says the benefits of adult smokers switching to the product outweigh the risks. FDA spells out lower sodium goals for food industryFood companies are coming under renewed pressure to use less salt Pfizer asks regulators to allow Covid vaccine for kids as young as 5 years-oldPfizer and BioNTech have asked the US Food and Drug Administration to approve their jab for kids aged between five and 11 amid a soaring number of infections in the age group New antibody treatment ‘both prevents and treats Covid-19’AstraZeneca drug slashes risk of death, trial suggests FDA ruling on Pfizer's COVID jab for kids could come in November -FauciU.S. health regulators' decision on whether to approve Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 could spill over into November if needed, the nation's top u.s. infectious disease official said on Wednesday. Joe Rogan Is Back From COVID and Shilling for Ivermectin NowRogan has recovered from COVID-19 and used his first show back to spread misinformation about the horse-deworming drug he took. Confusion reigns over vaccine booster rolloutStates are bracing for confusion as the Biden administration begins rolling out booster doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. White House is buying $1 billion purchase of fast at-home COVID-19 tests“Today we’re making another billion dollar investment to further mobilize testing manufacturers,”Jeff Zients said. J&J asks FDA to approve COVID-19 booster shotsThe company released data last month showing a booster strengthened the protection offered by its vaccine. Malaysia buys 150,000 courses of Merck's COVID-19 pillMalaysia has struck a deal with U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co to buy 150,000 courses of its experimental antiviral pill, the health ministry said on Thursday, joining other Asian countries in a rush to secure supplies.