Reports: FDA expected to OK ‘mix-and-match’ COVID vaccine boosters
The Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce this week people will be able to receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot with a vaccine from a different manufacturer than their original doses, according to reports in the New York Times, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal.
Oakland County nurses to administer first COVID-19 vaccine booster doses this week
The Oakland County Health Division said it will launch its first clinics to administer the booster dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, Sept. 29 in Southfield, with more clinics throughout the week in other locations.
US sets the stage for COVID booster shots for millions
The U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19 stood on the verge of a major new phase as government advisers Thursday recommended booster doses of Pfizer’s vaccine for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans — despite doubts the extra shots will do much to slow the pandemic.
Fauci: Likely those who received J&J vaccine will also be recommended for booster
The White House announced Friday that Dr. Anthony Fauci, medical advisor to President Joe Biden, said he expects Americans who received the one-dose J&J vaccine against COVID-19 also will be recommended for a booster shot.