What to know about a potential Moderna vaccine for kids under 6
In kids, the first question is simply whether the vaccine is safe, and on that account, the answer is yes. Although the study wasn’t large enough to detect any infrequent side effects, most of those seen when a low dose Moderna vaccine was given to these young children were in the same range that we see with any other, as pediatric vaccine safety isn’t really the issue. The question is, how effective is it?
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.
FDA advisory panel to meet on Moderna, Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine booster shots
The Food and Drug Administration’s vaccine advisory panel is set to meet Thursday and Friday, Oct. 14-15, and we are getting our first look at the data the panel will be using to make its recommendation on booster shots for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson.
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Since the coronavirus pandemic began, Dr. Frank McGeorge has been keeping viewers up-to-date and informed on all fronts. He’s been answering your questions about the vaccine, the vaccination process and more.
Here’s what the FDA is saying about COVID-19 vaccines for young children as of Sept. 10, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration released the following statement Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 as COVID-19 makers are racing to submit clinical data seeking regulatory approval for vaccines in children younger than 12.