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EU Drug Panel Backs Boosters of Pfizer, Moderna for Inclined


  • Panel backs extra Pfizer dose for 18 and older after 6 months

  • EU regulator provides broader acclaim for third doses than U.S.

A European Union advisory committee suggested extra shots of Pfizer Inc.’s Covid-19 vaccine for all adults,  as neatly as extra doses of Moderna Inc.’s for those with severely weakened immune systems.  

Those ages 18 and older can earn a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine, developed with BioNTech SE, now no longer less than six months after their 2d shot, the European Medicines Agency acknowledged in a assertion Monday. For the immunocompromised, extra doses of Pfizer or Moderna can be given now no longer less than 28 days after the 2d.

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