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US authorises booster dose of Corona vaccine for all adults


  • In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the authorization of the Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccine booster doses for all adults aged 18 and older. 
  • Earlier, booster shots were allowed for people aged over 65 or for those at high risk of severe disease. 
  • FDA acting commissioner Janet Woodcock said that the decision will help to provide continued protection against Covid-19, including the serious consequences that can occur, such as hospitalization and death.