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FDA panel recommends Pfizer’s Covid booster doses for people 65 and older after rejecting third shots for general population

An influential Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on Friday rejected a proposal to distribute booster shots of Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine to the general public, paring back those plans to unanimously recommend the third shots to people age 65 and older and other vulnerable Americans. “It’s likely beneficial, in my opinion, for the… Read More »

Most People Don’t Need a Covid Vaccine Booster, New Review Says

The Coronavirus Pandemic liveCovid-19 Updates Coronavirus Map and Cases Spike in Children’s Cases Vaccine Mandate Advertisement Continue reading the main story LIVECoronavirus Updates In a new review, some F.D.A. scientists and others say boosters aren’t needed for the general population. Jonea Jones, 26, right, receives her second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at a free vaccination… Read More »

‘Covid vaccine booster jab this summer will help UK avoid a brutal winter surge’

The idea of having booster jabs isn’t a new one. We have (or should have) boosters of flu vaccine every year and anyone who ­travels abroad would be well-­advised to have a tetanus booster every five years. So the idea of a booster for Covid-19 shouldn’t surprise us. After all, it’s a virus like the… Read More »