In a move that will expand access to medical abortions in America, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday changed its rule to make abortion pills available for purchase from retail pharmacies and mail-order companies, UPI reports.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Thursday amended emergency use authorization for Pfizer and Moderna bivalent COVID-19 vaccines to include kids 6 months and older.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday issued an emergency use authorization for new COVID-19 boosters for children as young as five.
The House of Representatives passed a bill on Thursday that would prohibit states from limiting the possession and distribution of contraceptives and abortifacients, even if they have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The Biden administration has announced its plans to make the abortion pills misoprostol and mifepristone more easily available to facilitate medical abortions following the US Supreme Court’s withdrawal of federal abortion rights it conferred in the 1973 case of Roe v Wade, Christian Headlines (CH) reports.
The US Supreme Court’s decision to reverse its 1973 Roe v Wade ruling and withdraw the right to abortion triggered a surge in requests for abortion pills from residents in states where abortion was immediately banned, the New York Times (NYT) reports. The SCOTUS decision given in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization was issued on Friday, June 24.