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US approves booster doses of Pfizer and Moderna for all adults over the age of 18

U.S.A.US approves booster doses of Pfizer and Moderna for...

A woman in California received a dose of the vaccine (Photo: Reuters)

Food and Drug Administration (FDA, for its acronym in English) of America Announced this Friday authorization for booster dose coronavirus vaccines pfizer And Modern For All adults 18 years of age and older, a decision that had already been made at the state and local levels.

,The FDA has determined that currently available data supports booster doses of Moderna and Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines for people 18 years of age and older.“said one of the directors of the FDA, Dr. Peter Marks.

FDA approval is given two days later Modern Will request you to start your third dose of vaccine, whereas in case of pfizer It was a week before they presented a clinical trial showing that additional injections were effective for more than 10,000 people who participated in the study.

Notwithstanding the concern over speedy approval in the case of Modern, the main person in charge of the fight against the pandemic in the United States, Dr. Anthony Fauci, has convinced public opinion by showing that Studies show no indication that the potential risks outweigh the benefits.

Hours after the FDA’s decision, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advisory committee, Pfizer and Moderna have voted unanimously to recommend a booster dose of vaccines for all adults.

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With this, CDC intends to eliminate some of the confusion that has arisen among those who are vaccinated. They didn’t know if they had the prerequisites to be eligible for this additional dose and to simplify the process, as explained by one of the committee members, Dr. Oliver Brooks.

Over the past week, while awaiting the ruling of the FDA and CDC, Already some state governments and many US cities have opted not to wait and approve a third dose NBC says boosters for all adults over the age of 18.

As cases of the new coronavirus continue to rise in the United States, Whose more than 30 percent of the population does not have even a single dose, Moderna and Pfizer’s booster injections could begin six months after others, including the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. So far, more than 31 million people in the United States have received a third booster dose, according to the CDC.

(with information from Europa Press)

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