Mexico eyes COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, especially for older adults

Mexico eyes COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, especially for older adults

MEXICO CITY, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Mexico will analyze administering booster vaccine doses against COVID-19, especially for older people, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday, softening his previous stance on the need for a third shot.Less than two months ago, Lopez Obrador had rejected suggestions that Mexico should administer a third vaccine shot, … Read more

AstraZeneca CEO links Europe’s Covid surge to rejection of its vaccine for older people | Coronavirus

A decision not to use AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine for elderly people in some European countries could help explain why the virus is currently triggering such high levels of infections in mainland Europe, the company’s chief executive has said.Pascal Soriot told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that heightened T-cell immunity could be giving those who received … 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