US FDA panel recommends booster doses of J&J's Covid vax

Washington, Oct 16 (IANS): A US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee has voted to recommend authorising a booster dose of the Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine.

The agency's Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee voted unanimously on Friday, 19-0, to recommend authorisation of the second dose as early as two months after the primary shot for anyone aged 18 and older, reports Xinhua news agency.

The same committee on Thursday recommended Moderna booster shots to people aged 65 and older and other high-risk adults, in line with guidelines for Pfizer's vaccine.

It allowed Moderna to supply third doses of its vaccine to people who had their second doses at least six months ago and are over 65, have underlying health conditions, or whose jobs put them at high risk of contracting severe Covid-19.

All 19 voting members voted in favour.

Earlier this month, the US regulators had authorised Covid booster shots of Pfizer and BioNTech's.

However, unlike for Pfizer, Moderna has been recommended for only half-dose booster to bolster protection against the virus.

Just under 188 million people in the US have now been fully vaccinated, according to the CDC.

Around 9 million of those have also received booster doses, data shows.

More people are now getting booster doses than receiving their first shots, it added.



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  • John, Mangalore

    Sat, Oct 16 2021

    Deadly boosters to people by e liberal (another name for communist) government there ? Following Divine message to John Leary says so.....(Message mainly to american but also for rest of the faithful and believers) ... Monday, October 11, 2021: (St. John XXIII)... Jesus said: “My people, you are dealing with an evil government which will use viruses and vaccines to control your people. You will first see more persecution of the unvaccinated people. Then these evil ones will try to force Covid boosters shots, that are more deadly, on the vaccinated people. More people will get sick and they will use this to cause another shutdown. This is when you will have your churches closed again. For a while you will only be able to have Holy Communion from priests doing private Masses. You may not have Mass on the internet for very long. Before they release the next deadly virus, I will bring My Warning and conversion time. After this, I will call My faithful to My refuges, where My angels will bring you daily Holy Communion, or you will have a priest for daily Mass and Holy Communion. Trust in Me because I will find a way for you to be with Me, despite any future shutdowns.” Ref:

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