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USFDA Clears Moderna and J&J Boosters, Backs 'Mix-and-Match' Strategy

USFDA Clears Moderna and J&J Boosters, Backs 'Mix-and-Match' Strategy

Thursday, 21 October, 2021 - 09:15
A woman receives a COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, May 18, 2021. (Reuters)

The US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday authorized booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna Inc and Johnson & Johnson, and said Americans can choose a different shot than their original inoculation as a booster.


The decision paves the way for millions more people in the United States to get the additional protection with the highly contagious Delta variant of the virus causing a breakthrough infections among some who are fully vaccinated, Reuters said.


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