NJ Spotlight News

FDA recommends Pfizer booster shot for those at high risk

Clip: 09/17/2021 | 1m 24s | Video has closed captioning.

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel of experts rejected a plan to provide a third “booster” dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to the general public. The panel cited the need for more data but recommended authorizing boosters for those 65 and older along with people at high risk of severe COVID-19. Data from drug companies show immunity from the vaccinations wanes over time.

Aired: 09/17/21

Rating: NR

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