CDC panel unanimously endorses Moderna and J&J Covid boosters, sending to director for final approval

CDC panel unanimously endorses Moderna and J&J Covid boosters, sending to director for final approval

An influential Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee on Thursday unanimously recommended boosters of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccines, sending it to CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky for final approval.The agency’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices meeting recommended the Moderna booster for elderly people and at-risk adults six months after they … Read more

The WHO hopes its new panel can determine the origin of COVID-19. Some experts are skeptical

The WHO hopes its new panel can determine the origin of COVID-19. Some experts are skeptical

An “imbalanced” group of experts and China’s resistance to co-operate means the World Health Organization’s new panel is unlikely to determine whether the origin of COVID-19 can be found in nature or traced to a lab leak, some experts suggest. The WHO announced last week it had formed a new advisory group to to look into the origins of emerging and re-emerging … Read more

South Korea launches panel to debate ‘living with COVID-19’

South Korea launches panel to debate 'living with COVID-19'

People rest as they keep social distancing to avoid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a park in Seoul, South Korea, September 27, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Hong-JiSEOUL, Oct 13 (Reuters) – South Korea established a panel on Wednesday to debate a strategy on how to “live with COVID-19″ in the long-term, as the country … Read more