A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention panel unanimously recommended the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine for adults. Adults can start receiving the vaccine as soon as CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky gives her approval, which is expected soon. (CNBC

The European Commission signed a procurement contract for Veklury, Gilead’s COVID drug. The antiviral is approved in Europe to treat COVID patients who are at high risk of experiencing severe disease. (Reuters)

An Indiana doctor who provided an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim may sue the state’s attorney general for defamation. In a letter sent to Attorney General Todd Rokita on Tuesday, Dr. Caitlin Bernard’s attorney said she believes her client has suffered harm as a result of Rokita’s recent public statements. (NPR)

Facebook posted ads for an unapproved “abortion pill reversal” procedure. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists said the procedure is dangerous and not based on science. (STAT)

Mississippi’s last abortion clinic dropped its lawsuit to block the state from enforcing a law banning most abortions. Jackson Women’s Health Organization owner Diane Deriz said she had no intention to reopen the clinic, even if a state court allowed her to do so. (Associated Press)