In The News

ABC Action News: Dr. Berger Discusses How Closing COVID Test Sites During the Holidays Could Cause Spike in Cases

December 29, 2020

By: Rebecca Petit Originally posted at 3:35 PM, Dec 28, 2020 HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — COVID-19 testing sites in Hillsborough County are back open today after being closed for the holiday. The car line moved quickly at the COVID testing site at the Vance Vogel Sports Complex in Riverview. A few seconds of swabbing the nostrils […]

ABC Action News: Tampa Doctor to Speak before FDA Advisory Committee About Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine

December 17, 2020

By: Rebecca Petit Posted at 6:00 PM, Dec 16, 2020 TAMPA, Fla. — The Moderna Coronavirus vaccine is one step closer to being approved by the FDA. Tampa pediatrician Dr. David Berger has been selected again to speak before the FDA Advisory Committee Thursday. Last week he presented concerns to the panel regarding the Emergency Use Authorization […]

WTSP News Channel 10: Tampa Pediatrician Calling for Transparency Set to Speak at Thursday’s FDA Vaccine Meeting

December 17, 2020

by Liz Crawford TAMPA, Fla. — First, it was Pfizer– now, Thursday, Moderna gets a turn. An FDA panel of medical experts will scrutinize data from Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine trials before voting on whether to recommend the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the vaccine. Last week, the same panel voted 17 to 4 with 1 […]

Bay News 9: Tampa Bay Doctor Urges Vaccine Transparency from FDA

December 17, 2020

To View the News VIDEO, click the image above or this LINK by Katya Guillaume The FDA Advisory Committee on Thursday unanimously recommended Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, and approval could come as soon as Friday. But the panel of 20 outside health and medical experts on the committee didn’t make that decision in a […]

Bay News 9: FDA Hears From Bay Area Pediatrician on Pfizer Vaccine

December 15, 2020

To View the News VIDEO, click the image above or this LINK by Sarah Blazonis TAMPA, Fla. — Board Certified Pediatrician Dr. David Berger was among the medical professionals the Food and Drug Administration’s vaccine advisory committee heard from during Thursday’s hearing on Pfizer’s vaccine candidate. Berger said he’s one of the few pediatricians in […]

WTSP News Channel 10: Tampa Pediatrician Urges FDA to Build COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Through ransparency

December 11, 2020

by Liz Crawford, WTSP Staff Reporter Original Source: https://www.wtsp.com/video/news/local/tampa-pediatrician-covid19-transparency/67-be68219e-7a2d-4e1f-855e-7f17090e17b3 Posted: 5:44 PM EST December 11, 2020

WSVN-TV 7 News Miami: South Florida Man, Tampa Pediatrician Present COVID-19 Vaccine Findings, Concerns to US Advisory Panel

December 10, 2020

by Vanessa Medina To view video, click image above or this LINK FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) – A South Florida man and a pediatrician in Tampa presented findings and concerns regarding Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine as outside advisors to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration before an advisory panel endorsed the vaccine. As the panel met Thursday […]

WFLA News Channel 8: Tampa Pediatrician Speaks Before FDA Vaccine Committee

December 10, 2020

by Rob Carter TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A Tampa doctor spoke before the FDA panel Thursday to give his opinions on the Pfizer vaccine. Dr. David Berger is the owner of Wholistic Pediatrics and Family Care and told the panel he feels more studies need to be done, specifically about current and future effects of the vaccine. […]

Dr. David’s 12/10/20 Presentation to the FDA Vaccine Approval Committee

December 10, 2020

Watch Dr. David ‘s 12/10/20 presentation to the FDA vaccine approval committee, where he discussed patient and physician vaccine concerns, and specific actions the FDA can take to help alleviate those concerns.