FDA clears boosters for Moderna and J&J COVID-19 vaccines
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FDA clears boosters for Moderna and J&J COVID-19 vaccines

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The Food and Drug Administration authorized booster doses for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines, following its authorization of a third Pfizer / BioNTech shot in September.

The agency also said today that it will allow “mix-and-match” boosters — eligible people who are already fully vaccinated can get a booster dose of any of the three vaccines, regardless of which they started with.

As with the Pfizer / BioNTech booster, the FDA cleared third Moderna shots for vulnerable groups, including people 65 years of age and older, those who are at high risk of severe disease, and people at high risk of exposure to COVID-19 at work.

The booster for the Moderna vaccine, though, will be a half-dose. Both vaccines are mRNA…

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