November 10, 2021
Life Sciences
  • Pfizer asked federal regulators to authorize booster shots of its COVID-19 vaccine for all adults. The FDA is expected to grant the request, perhaps before Thanksgiving and well ahead of the Christmas holiday. The prospect of all 181 million fully vaccinated adults in the nation having access to extra shots is a turnaround from two months ago, when an expert advisory committee to the FDA overwhelmingly recommended against Pfizer-BioNTech’s request to authorize boosters for all adult recipients of that vaccine. (Articles here, here, and here)