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Gaithersburg-based Novavax Inc. announced its COVID-19 vaccine was granted Emergency Use Listing by the World Health Organization. (File photo)
Oct 3, 2023

US adds updated Novavax shots as fall COVID vaccine option

U.S. regulators authorized another option for fall COVID-19 vaccination, updated shots made by Gaithersburg-based Novavax.

May 9, 2023

Maryland-based COVID-19 vaccine maker Novavax to chop workforce, expenses

Gaithersburg-based Novavax is cutting about a quarter of its global workforce as the COVID-19 vaccine maker seeks to slash expenses.

A nurse administers a Moderna COVID-19 booster vaccine at an inoculation station next to Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi, on Nov. 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Apr 20, 2023

Extra COVID-19 booster now open to some high-risk Americans

Older Americans and people with weak immune systems can get an extra COVID-19 booster dose this spring.

Mar 24, 2023

Court blocks COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal government workers

President Joe Biden’s order that federal employees get vaccinated against COVID-19 has been blocked by a federal appeals court.

Feb 7, 2023

Vaccine litigation lingers after lifting of military mandate

COVID-19 vaccinations are no longer required for military personnel. But that hasn’t ended litigation over the issue.

Jan 23, 2023

FDA proposes once-a-year COVID shots for most Americans

U.S. health officials want to make COVID-19 vaccinations more like the annual flu shot.

Jan 11, 2023

Pentagon drops COVID-19 vaccine mandate for troops

The Pentagon has formally dropped its COVID-19 vaccination mandate.

Nov 8, 2022

Longhorn Vaccines & Diagnostics recognized as Company of the Year

Bethesda-based Longhorn Vaccines & Diagnostics was named Diagnostics Company of the Year in the second annual BioTech Breakthrough Awards program.

In this image provided by the Serum Institute of India, vials of freshly manufactured Novavax COVID-19 vaccines wait to be labeled in 2022, in Pune, India. (Serum Institute of India for Novavax via AP)
Oct 19, 2022

COVID booster dose from Gaithersburg-based Novavax approved

U.S. regulators on Wednesday authorized a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Gaithersburg-based Novavax.

Oct 12, 2022

US clears updated COVID boosters for kids as young as 5

The U.S. authorized updated COVID-19 boosters for children as young as 5, seeking to expand protection ahead of an expected winter wave.

Sep 16, 2022

Weis Markets pharmacies offering bivalent COVID-19 vaccine boosters in Md.

Weis Markets announced its Maryland pharmacies now offer doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna bivalent COVID-19 vaccine boosters.

Sep 13, 2022

Court rehears fight over COVID vaccine mandate for federal workers

President Joe Biden has the same authority to impose a COVID-19 vaccine requirement on federal workers that private employers have for their employees, an administration lawyer told a federal appeals court.

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