FDA Scientists Decline to Take Stance on Moderna Covid Booster Shot

FDA Scientists Decline to Take Stance on Moderna Covid Booster Shot
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Food and Drug Administration scientists didn’t take an immediate stance on whether to approve Moderna’ s request for emergency use of its Covid-19 vaccine booster shots. The scientists reviewed clinical trial information Moderna (ticker: MRNA) provided ahead of a hearing Thursday of an FDA advisory panel, including data from a phase 2 clinical trial studying the booster shots’ effectiveness on 171 adults. Moderna said the booster shots combined with the first two jabs of its authorized vaccine produced a stronger immune response than just the two shots.

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