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FDA Panel Unanimously Recommends Booster Shots of J&J COVID-19 Vaccine

HeadlineOct 18, 2021

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel unanimously approved booster shots for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine Friday. The second shot can be given as early as two months after the first dose. Federal regulators will now meet to decide whether to greenlight the panel’s recent recommendations on J&J and Moderna boosters, as well as whether people should mix and match vaccines. Over 100 million people could be eligible for booster shots by the end of the week.

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