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Fauci Says More Data Likely to Support Broader U.S. Booster Plan

  • ‘Story is not over,’ he says as FDA panel backs limited plan
  • U.S. to act soon on boosters for Moderna and J&J vaccines
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Do Covid Booster Shots Work?

President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser said booster shots for more of the U.S. population remain a possibility soon, as additional data on the still-widening outbreak come in.

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, spoke two days after an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration rejected a national rollout of boosters for all ages, approving them only for people 65 and older and those who are medically vulnerable.