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Covid-19: FDA advisory panel rejects widespread Pfizer booster shots

AFP/Washington
Filed on September 17, 2021
Reuters

Many of the experts who voted no expressed concerns about the risk of myocarditis with a third dose to younger males.

Leading US medical experts advising the Food and Drug Administration on Friday voted against recommending booster doses of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine for people aged 16 and up.

Many of the experts who voted no expressed concerns about the risk of myocarditis with a third dose to younger males, but said they were inclined to approve it for older age groups, if they were asked.





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