FDA Rejects Pfizer Application For COVID Booster Shots

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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — An FDA advisory sheet rejected a program connected Friday to connection Pfizer booster shots against COVID-19 to astir Americans.

The FDA sheet declined to endorse the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster changeable for radical ages 16 years and older astatine slightest six months pursuing the 2nd dose.

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The ballot Friday, 16-2, was a stroke to the Biden administration’s program to enactment up people’s extortion against the microorganism amid the highly contagious delta variant.

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Over respective hours of discussion, members of the Food and Drug Administration sheet of extracurricular experts voiced vexation that Pfizer had provided small information connected information of other doses. And they complained that information provided by Israeli researchers astir their booster run mightiness not beryllium suitable for predicting the U.S. experience.

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