• FDA Panel Votes to Recommend Moderna COVID-19 Booster Shot

    9 days ago - By Time

    The COVID-19 vaccine made by Moderna is the second to get the greenlight from a panel of experts assigned to advise the Food and Drug Administration .
    On Thursday afternoon, a 19-member committee voted unanimously in favor of advising the FDA to recommend booster shots for people who have previously been vaccinated with Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine. It's now up to the FDA to make a final decision, which the Centers for Disease Control's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices will then consider shortly in coming up with the final recommendation for who should get the Moderna...
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  • F.D.A. Panel Greenlights Moderna Boosters for High-Risk Individuals

    10 days ago - By New York Times

    A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended a half-dose as a third injection for people 65 and older as well as younger adults at high risk because of their medical conditions or jobs.
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  • Listen: The FDA star search, more booster debates, & the future of mRNA

    10 days ago - By STAT

    Are we any closer to getting a permanent FDA boss? How many Covid-19 vaccinations does one person need? And how safe is genome editing?
    We cover all that and more this week on “The Readout LOUD,” STAT's biotech podcast. STAT Washington correspondent Nicholas Florko joins us to provide an inside look at the eleventh-hour search for a permanent FDA commissioner. We also discuss the latest twist in the debate over Covid-19 vaccine boosters, some upheaval in the world of genome editing, and a little news for parents from one Scott Gottlieb.
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  • FDA advisory panel unanimously endorses Moderna's Covid vaccine booster for some groups

    10 days ago - By STAT

    For an archived version of live coverage of the hearing of the FDA's advisory panel,
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