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CDC recommends BA.4/5-targeting COVID boosters from Moderna and Pfizer [Updated]

CDC recommends BA.4/5-targeting COVID boosters from Moderna and Pfizer [Updated]

Enlarge / An Army veteran waits the recommended 15 minutes to see if he will have any adverse reactions after receiving his second COVID-19 booster shot at Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital on April 1, 2022, in Hines, Illinois. Update 9/2/2022, 10:05 am ET: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention signed off on the …

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CDC recommends reformulated coronavirus booster shot for fall

CDC recommends reformulated coronavirus booster shot for fall

Comment on this story Comment UnlockThis article is free to access. Why? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended Thursday that millions of eligible Americans, including those as young as 12, get an updated omicron-targeting booster shot to bolster defenses against serious illness and death during a potential fall or winter rise in covid-19 …

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CDC panel recommends new omicron Covid boosters with shots expected to begin next week

CDC panel recommends new omicron Covid boosters with shots expected to begin next week

Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s independent committee on vaccines recommended reformulated booster shots that target the latest omicron subvariants. The panel voted 13 to 1 Thursday in favor of the shots after reviewing the available safety and effectiveness data in an almost seven-hour-long meeting. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle …

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Coronavirus Updates: C.D.C. Recommends 2 Covid Vaccines for Very Young Children

Coronavirus Updates: C.D.C. Recommends 2 Covid Vaccines for Very Young Children

Paxton Bowers, 5, receiving a Covid vaccination at Texas Children’s Hospital in November. Credit…Meridith Kohut for The New York Times The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Saturday recommended Covid vaccines for children as young as 6 months, who were among the last Americans to qualify for the shots. Parents should be able to …

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CDC recommends COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5

CDC recommends COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5

U.S. health officials on Saturday recommended COVID-19 vaccines for infants, toddlers and preschoolers — the last group without the shots.The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the decision hours after an advisory panel voted unanimously that vaccines should be made available to children as young as 6 months.“We know millions of …

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F.D.A. Panel Recommends Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines for Youngest Children

F.D.A. Panel Recommends Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines for Youngest Children

WASHINGTON — The only Americans still not eligible for coronavirus vaccines — babies, toddlers and preschoolers — appear on the verge of finally getting cleared to receive them after an advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously on Wednesday to recommend the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for the group. The F.D.A. appears …

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FDA panel recommends COVID vaccines for kids as young as 6 months old

FDA panel recommends COVID vaccines for kids as young as 6 months old

America’s youngest children could soon have access to two COVID-19 vaccines. An expert panel on Wednesday unanimously found Moderna’s vaccine safe for children ages 6 months to 6 years old and provided protection against COVID-19. In a vote an hour later, the committee voted to support a Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children ages 6 months to 5 years.  If its decisions …

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FDA committee recommends Moderna two-dose Covid vaccine for kids ages 6 to 17

FDA committee recommends Moderna two-dose Covid vaccine for kids ages 6 to 17

A young man receives his Covid-19 vaccination at a vaccination clinic. People receive the Moderna vaccine in Milford, Pennsylvania. Preston Ehrler | LightRocket | Getty Images Moderna’s two-dose Covid-19 vaccine for kids ages 6 through 17 received the endorsement from the Food and Drug Administration’s committee of independent immunization experts on Tuesday, a key step …

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