FDA Approves Comirnaty: Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

After being authorized for emergency use in December 2020, Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is the first in the U.S. to be fully FDA-approved, under the new name, Comirnaty. Learn more about what’s changed now that the vaccine is approved, who’s eligible to get it, and its effectiveness against COVID-19. Then go get vaccinated.

Comirnaty, Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine Approved by FDA – GoodRx

Here’s everything you need to know about social distancing

To stop the spread of coronavirus, health officials have instructed the public to practice social distancing — staying home, avoiding crowds and refraining from touching one another.

Although living like that can be lonely, inconvenient and even frightening, it’s for the greater good, says Danielle Ompad, an associate professor at New York University’s School of Global Public Health.
“It’s uncomfortable,” she told CNN. “But it requires us to be good citizens. People have to learn how to think about the collective rather than the individual.”
To help you do that, we answered your biggest questions about social distancing…
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/21/health/social-distancing-coronavirus-faq-wellness-trnd/index.html

How long can COVID-19 live on surfaces?

According to a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can live in the air and on surfaces between several hours and several days. The study found that the virus is viable for up to 72 hours on plastics, 48 hours on stainless steel, 24 hours on cardboard, and 4 hours on copper. It is also detectable in the air for three hours.