Scott Hensley -NPR

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The FDA postpones a highly anticipated meeting on the Pfizer vaccine for young kids

"We believe additional information regarding the ongoing evaluation of a third dose should be considered as part of our decision-making for potential authorization," FDA officials said in a statement.
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CDC backs expansion of COVID boosters for all adults

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky gave the green light to boosters just hours after a panel of vaccine advisors voted unanimously to recommend boosters for anyone 18 and older.
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Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine appears more than 90% effective in kids 5 to 11

The companies studied a 10 microgram vaccine dose in children 5 to 11, a third of the dose used for adults, to minimize side effects and because it still prompts a strong immune response.
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CDC advisers back rollout of COVID vaccine boosters from Moderna and J&J

A panel advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also endorsed a mix-and-match approach to boosters that would be flexible for patients and health care providers.
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The FDA authorizes Moderna and J&J COVID vaccine boosters

The Food and Drug Administration also gave an OK to boosters that differ from the vaccine originally used to immunize people against COVID-19. A mix-and-match approach could ease the booster rollout.
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Moderna and J&J say their data supports COVID vaccine boosters

The Food and Drug Administration released briefing documents Tuesday on booster shots for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines ahead of a two-day advisory meeting that starts Thursday.

The FDA OKs Pfizer-BioNTech booster for people 65+ and at high risk for severe COVID

A third shot of the vaccine can be given at least six months after the two-dose regimen, according to the authorization. A booster rollout could begin this week.
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Pfizer’s COVID vaccine gets full approval from the FDA

The Food and Drug Administration has formally approved Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. The widely anticipated decision replaces the emergency use authorization granted by the agency last December.