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FDA advisers to consider whether omicron-specific coronavirus vaccines are needed

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Moderna and Pfizer have tested updated shots against the super-contagious omicron variant. FDA advisers to the Food and Drug Administration will debate Tuesday if it's time to make a switch. A final decision is expected within days of the advisory panel's recommendation.
1 month ago·Washington, United States

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U.S. FDA advisers recommend change to COVID vaccine composition for fall

Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday recommended a change in the design of COVID-19 booster shots this fall in order to combat more recently circulating variants of the coronavirus.

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FDA Advisers To Consider Whether Omicron-Specific COVID Vaccines Are Needed

(CNN) — The United States is preparing for the possible need to update its Covid-19 vaccines.The US Food and Drug Administration’s independent Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee is set to meet Tuesday to discuss whether the composition of Covid-19 vaccines should be modified to target a specific coronavirus strain, and if so, which strain should be selected.That means the Covid-19 vaccinations that people receive in the …

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CNN

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FDA advisers to consider whether Omicron-specific coronavirus vaccines are needed

By Jacqueline Howard, CNNThe United States is preparing for the possible need to update its Covid-19 vaccines.The US Food and Drug Administration’s independent Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee is set to meet Tuesday to discuss whether the composition of Covid-19 vaccines should be modified to target a specific coronavirus strain, and if so, which strain should be selected.That means the Covid-19 vaccinations that peopl…

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FDA advisers to consider whether Omicron-specific coronavirus vaccines are needed

By Jacqueline Howard, CNNThe United States is preparing for the possible need to update its Covid-19 vaccines.The US Food and Drug Administration’s independent Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee is set to meet Tuesday to discuss whether the composition of Covid-19 vaccines should be modified to target a specific coronavirus strain, and if so, which strain should be selected.That means the Covid-19 vaccinations that peopl…

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