[ad_1] More Americans would be eligible for booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines and could get any brand of vaccine they choose, according to an authorization Wednesday from the Food and Drug Administration. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still needs to sign off before booster shots of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines become available. A
[ad_1] Oct 20 (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday authorized booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N), and said Americans can choose a different shot than their original inoculation as a booster. “The availability of these authorized boosters is important for continued protection
[ad_1] ALEXANDRIA, Va. — NACS and other retail associations are again pushing for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to be more transparent with its marketing denial orders (MDO). The organization, which represents convenience stores, asked the FDA’s Acting Commissioner of Food and Drugs Janet Woodcock and Center for Tobacco Products Director Mitch Zeller
[ad_1] U.S. health advisers endorsed a booster of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine Friday, citing concern that Americans who got the single-dose shot aren’t as protected as those given two-dose brands. J&J told the Food and Drug Administration that an extra dose adds important protection as early as two months after initial vaccination — but
[ad_1] In COVID-19 news: An advisory committee recommends both J&J’s and Moderna’s booster, Regeneron seeks full approved for its treatment and Merck seeks EUA for treatment. In cancer, the FDA approves Verzenio for early breast cancer, Keytruda for advanced cervical cancer, and Tecentriq in early nonsmall cell lung cancer. Advisory committee recommends Moderna COVID-19 booster.
[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of U.S. health advisers endorsed booster doses of Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot COVID-19 vaccine Friday, saying they should be offered at least two months after immunization. J&J has asked the Food and Drug Administration for flexibility with its booster, arguing the extra dose adds important protection as early as
[ad_1] Photo by Halfpoint Images/Getty Images The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) now recommends that all COVID-19 vaccines available in the U.S. be authorized for booster shots in certain populations. Following the emergency use authorization (EUA) of a booster shot of Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine given