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Berkeley Lovelace Jr.

Berkeley Lovelace Jr. is a health and medical news reporter for NBC News.

Berkeley Lovelace Jr. is a health and medical news reporter for NBC News.

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FDA advisory panel narrowly recommends Merck’s Covid pill for emergency use

An FDA advisory committee voted to recommend Merck's antiviral covid pill molnupiravir for emergency use authorization. The FDA could sign off in days.

A new Covid vaccine wasn't needed for beta or delta. What about omicron?

Drugmakers are racing to develop new vaccines intended to target the omicron variant. Will they be needed?

FDA advisory group to review safety and efficacy of Merck's Covid pill

An FDA advisory committee meets Tuesday to review Merck's Covid oral antiviral pill, molnupiravir, which can lower a person's risk of hospitalization.

CDC issues health advisory about rising flu cases among kids, young adults

The CDC issued a flu advisory Wednesday after rising cases among children and young adults.
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Booster campaign starts off strong as U.S. heads into the holidays

More than 3 million people got booster shots over the weekend, the White House said Monday, as the U.S. enters the holiday season ahead of Thanskgiving.