Biden must sort out the FDA’s foot-dragging over vaccine booster shots
While Israel’s seen dynamite data from its third vaccine shots and England is set to follow suit, America could be held hostage to a brewing Beltway booster battle.
The Food and Drug Administration just refused to recommend approval of Pfizer’s application to give the general public third COVID-vaccine doses. Team Biden wants to start its booster campaign next week — but doesn’t seem willing to shake the FDA out of its return to business-as-usual hypercaution to do it.
The FDA released a report Wednesday — two days before an outside panel considers Pfizer’s request...