U.S. FDA advisers recommend change to COVID vaccine composition for fall

Posted on AllSides June 29th, 2022
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June 28 (Reuters) - Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday recommended a change in the design of COVID-19 booster shots this fall in order to combat more recently circulating variants of the coronavirus.

The FDA's Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee voted 19-2 that the next wave of COVID booster shots should include a component that targets the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.

The FDA plans to decide by early July on what the design of the boosters should be.

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