PAMED COVID-19 Briefing:

July 20, 2022
CDC Recommends Novavax’s COVID-19 Vaccine for Adults
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation that Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine be used as another primary series option for adults ages 18 years and older. Read More.

July 19, 2022
Health and Human Services Extends COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), Xavier Becerra, extended the COVID-19 public health emergency. The agency extended the declaration, which has been in place since January 2020, through October 13, 2022. HHS also indicated they will provide states with a 60-day notice prior to the termination of the public health emergency. Read More.
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