The Food and Drug Administration said Friday that adults who have been vaccinated with Moderna Inc.'s COVID-19 vaccine can get a booster dose five months after completing the primary series of shots. The previous recommendation was to wait six months. Moderna's stock was down 0.2% in trading on Friday. The suggested window between getting BioNTech SE and Pfizer Inc.'s was also recently shortened to five months from six months. "Today's action also brings consistency in the timing for...
The Food and Drug Administration on Monday cleared the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 booster dose for children ages 12 to 15.
The Food and Drug Administration on Monday authorized Pfizer booster shots for people aged 12 to 15 years, another expansion in the population eligible for the third shots.
Novartis said the drug's so-called multi-specific protein-based domains ensure strong neutralization of the CCP virus, even in the face of mutations of the pathogen's spike protein, while limiting the development of escape mutants.
The FDA gave its nod to Pfizer booster shots for kids ages 12 to 15 as part of a series of new recommendations to combat the highly contagious Omicron variant.
FDA authorizes Pfizer COVID vaccine booster for children 12 to 15 years old
The new approval comes as the Omicron variant surges through the US, driving up new COVID-19 cases to record highs.
This Globalnews.ca project keeps track of how many Canadians have received first, second and third vaccine doses, and how Canada compares with the international community.
So far more than 2.5million out of 4.25million eligible Australians have had their boosters. Many have simply walked into their nearest pharmacy, GP or state hub and got a jab on the spot.
Booster shots have become critical in the fight against the omicron variant of COVID-19. How effective is Moderna's booster?