Covid-19 roundup: Biden now plans boosters after 6 months as Pfizer submits sBLA; 1.6M Moderna doses contaminated in Japan — reports
Reports surfaced earlier this month that President Joe Biden’s administration was preparing to announce a booster shot plan calling for third doses to be administered eight months after an individual’s second shot. Those plans, however, have reportedly changed.
The new plan from federal regulators will now call for a booster shot six months following the second mRNA dose, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, given that data from vaccine makers and other countries are based on six-month follow-ups. An unnamed official told WSJ that approval for all three OK’ed shots will likely come in mid-September.
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