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Pfizer to brief Biden health officials on COVID-19 vaccine booster shot possibility

Pfizer representatives will meet with federal health officials on Monday to discuss the possibility of a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot, a meeting that comes less than a week after the Biden administration reaffirmed its position that the two-shot regimen is enough for now. THE COVID-19 VARIANTS HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE WATCHING Present at the meeting will… Read More »

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine, flu shot coadministration likely ‘viable strategy,’ company says

Maryland-based biotech company Novavax on Monday announced its experimental COVID-19 vaccine remained effective when coadministered with an approved flu shot. Researchers and drug makers are interested in studying coadministration and associated safety and efficacy, or giving multiple vaccines to a person during one visit, to ease logistics and help patients catch up on missed vaccinations,… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson’s 1-dose shot cleared, giving US 3rd COVID-19 vaccine

Business Health Loading the player… The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two. Health experts are anxiously awaiting a one-and-done option to help speed vaccinations, as they race against a… Read More »

COVID-19 tracker: Johnson & Johnson aims to test shot in kids; President Trump talks firing Fauci post-election

Johnson & Johnson plans to start testing its vaccine hopeful in children as young as 12. Meanwhile, Aspen Pharmacare entered a preliminary agreement to crank out J&J’s shot in South Africa.  The UK’s drug regulator is investing £1.5 million in an artificial intelligence tool to track vaccine side effects. And India’s Bharat Biotech hopes to launch… Read More »