Biden to discuss COVID-19 response after CDC backs boosters

Biden to discuss COVID-19 response after CDC backs boosters

U.S. President Joe Biden hosts a virtual coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Summit as part of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) from the South Court Auditorium in the White House complex in Washington, U.S., September 22, 2021.REUTERS/Evelyn HocksteinWASHINGTON, Sept 24 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday will deliver remarks on the nation’s COVID-19 response, … Read more

Key data on U.S. J&J, Moderna COVID-19 boosters weeks away, Fauci says

Key data on U.S. J&J, Moderna COVID-19 boosters weeks away, Fauci says

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Data needed to determine the advisability of booster shots of the Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) COVID-19 vaccines is just weeks away, President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser, Dr. Anthony Fauci, said on Sunday.Health officials signaled they expected boosters would ultimately be recommended for a broad swath … Read more

U.S. FDA advisers recommend COVID-19 boosters for 65 and older after rejecting broad approval

U.S. FDA advisers recommend COVID-19 boosters for 65 and older after rejecting broad approval

Sept 17 (Reuters) – Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted on Friday to recommend COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for Americans 65 and older and those at high risk of severe illness, after overwhelmingly rejecting a call for broader approval.The panel also recommended that the FDA include healthcare workers and others at high … Read more

White House says U.S. can roll out COVID boosters next week

White House says U.S. can roll out COVID boosters next week

WASHINGTON, Sept 17 (Reuters) – The United States is ready to roll out COVID-19 vaccine booster shots next week but only if health regulators approve the plan, White House officials said on Friday.In August, President Joe Biden said the government would provide boosters in the week of Sept. 20 to address waning vaccine immunity and … Read more

Tuesday briefing: Go-ahead for Covid boosters as winter nears |

Top story: PM to signal opposition to further lockdownsHello, this is Warren Murray with your trusted first read of the day.Boris Johnson is to confirm the start of a booster jabs programme for the over-50s, while government scientists have approved vaccinations for older schoolchildren. In an address this afternoon, the prime minister is expected to … Read more