FDA Committee Recommends Boosters For Johnson & Johnson, Final Authorization Could Come Next WeekA month after an FDA panel approved a booster for the Pfizer vaccine, that panel late this week unanimously recommended the same for other vaccines--Thursday for Moderna and Friday the Johnson & Johnson single-shot.
FDA Advisory Panel Endorses Booster Doses Of Johnson & Johnson's Single-Shot COVID-19 VaccineA panel of U.S. health advisers endorsed booster doses of Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot COVID-19 vaccine Friday, saying they should be offered at least two months after immunization.
'We Will Not Boost Our Way Out Of This Pandemic,' CDC Director Says As 70 Million Eligible Americans Remain UnvaccinatedThe CDC on Friday approved a third shot of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine to an expanded group of Americans.
US Panel Backs COVID-19 Boosters Only For Elderly, High-RiskAn influential federal advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to give Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots to most Americans, but it endorsed the extra shots for those who are 65 or older or run a high risk of severe disease.
Health Officials Say Covid-19 Booster Shot May Not Be Necessary For Many MarylandersThe concern in our state right now is the arise of Covid-19 variants. Doctors from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health spoke Wednesday about vaccine efficacy and whether or not a booster shot will be needed.
Howard County Prepares For Vaccine Boosters, Third DosesThe county has the highest vaccination rate in Maryland, but breakthrough infections are increasing amid the spread of the highly transmissible Delta variant.
Three Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine Are Likely Needed For Full Protection, Fauci SaysAdditional doses were granted emergency use authorization by the FDA this month for those who are immunocompromised.
In Letter To Biden, Hogan Calls For Approval Of Vaccines For ChildrenNow that the Maryland-based FDA has fully approved the Pfizer vaccine, the state Department of Health hopes the move will be a boost to its vaccine operations.
Maryland Reaches Vaccination Goal, But The Fight Against COVID-19 Is Not Over YetMaryland has reached its goal of vaccinating 80% of the population against COVID-19 before Labor Day. But the fight against this virus is not yet over.
Gov. Hogan Says He Has Received A Third Dose Of The COVID-19 VaccineGov. Larry Hogan, a cancer survivor, on Sunday said he has received a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, following federal and local guidance that immunocompromised people get booster shots to protect against the virus.
Montgomery County Residents With Compromised Immune Systems Can Get Third Booster COVID-19 ShotResidents with compromised immune systems can get a third additional shot of either the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines at several locations in Montgomery County, including county-run clinics, the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday.
Vaccine Boosters Are Not Unusual: Dr. Leana Wen Explains Why"Needing additional shots of a vaccine is not at all unusual. COVID-19 is a relatively new disease that's come about only in the last two years."
Anne Arundel County Announces Clinics For Third Dose Of COVID-19 VaccineOfficials advise residents to speak with their primary health care provider to see if they are eligible for receiving a third dose.
As Additional mRNA Shots Roll Out, Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Recipients Told To WaitThe calls and emails about Covid-19 boosters have already started coming into Dr. William Schaffner's medical center in Nashville, Tennessee.