FDA to propose yearly COVID vaccines like annual flu shots for Americans
The Food and Drug Administration on Monday proposed approaching COVID-19 vaccines like the annual flu shot many Americans receive in order to protect against mutations of the virus.
The proposal aims to simplify future vaccination efforts. Under this strategy, most adults and children would get a once-a-year shot to protect against the mutating virus. They would no longer have to keep track of how many shots they’ve received or many months it's been since their last booster.
In documents posted online, FDA scientists say many Americans now have "sufficient preexisting...