The Food and Drug Administration is aiming to authorize a third dose of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine for all US adults this week. new York Times And NBC News As reported on Tuesday, eligibility for booster shots expanded significantly.
The agency may on Thursday give all adults a green signal to give booster shots of Pfizer’s vaccine, broadening access beyond seniors and high-risk people to authorizing an additional Pfizer dose, Times And NBC said, citing unnamed sources.
The FDA plans to authorize booster shots without consulting its independent advisory committee, a panel of experts that has weighed in on some of the agency’s previous decisions to authorize COVID-19 vaccines, according to Times,
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