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On Thursday, Pfizer announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted the company’s combinatorial therapeutic ervogastat/clesacostat Fast Track Designation. The therapeutic combo is intended for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) with liver fibrosis.

Pfizer Inc. will make all of the company’s patented medicines including the COVID-19 treatment Paxlovid and big-selling breast cancer drug Ibrance available at a not-for-profit price to 45 of the world’s poorest countries, the drugmaker said on Wednesday.

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) are combining their efforts to increase racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials.

Patients who experience recurrence of COVID-19 symptoms after completing treatment with Pfizer’s drug Paxlovid should isolate again for five days, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in an advisory issued on Tuesday.

Nearly one third of patients with ulcerative colitis who received an experimental Pfizer Inc. medicine in a clinical trial were in remission after a year of treatment, the drugmaker said on Tuesday.

The Omicron variant of the coronavirus does not have a negative effect on cardiovascular health in young adults who have been vaccinated, a small study suggests. Additionally, women should not delay routine mammograms after receiving a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine, experts now say.

Drugmakers Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE said on May 23 that three doses of their COVID-19 vaccine generated a strong immune response in children under age 5 and was safe and well-tolerated in their clinical trial.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration set June 14-15 as the new meeting date to review Moderna Inc.’s emergency authorization request for the company’s COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 6 months to 5 years and Pfizer Inc.’s vaccine for those aged 6 months through 4 years.