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FDA Panel Unanimously Recommends Authorization of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Booster

A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel voted unanimously on Thursday to recommend the agency let millions of Americans get a booster of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine. The 19–0 vote came after hours of discussions and presentations in an all-virtual meeting. Moderna officials presented data from clinical trials, including a small trial that studied the safety and effectiveness of a booster, as did officials from Israel, one of the first countries in the world to start giving boosters, and the FDA, which performed an analysis of Moderna’s data but did not support or oppose the company’s application for an emergency use authorization expansion. The FDA can overrule the panel’s recommendations but rarely do so. If the recommendations are approved, everybody 65 and older will be able to get a Moderna booster if they received a primary Moderna series. So will people between the ages of 18–64 deemed “at high risk of …

Originally appeared on The Epoch Times

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