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A key advisory group from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention meets Monday to consider booster coverage of Covid-19 vaccines for all eligible Americans.
The meeting of the Advisory Committee on Vaccination Practices of the CDC takes place after President Joe Biden. instead of said Friday US regulators are considering giving Covid booster vaccinations five months after completing the primary series and bringing forward the expected schedule for a third vaccination by three months.
Scientists have sharply criticized The Biden government’s urge to distribute booster syringes widely says the data provided by federal health officials are not compelling enough to currently recommend third vaccinations for most of the American population.
The Biden administration has publicly stated that the third dose will not be carried out without FDA approval and a vote by ACIP.
The advisory group is also due to vote on Monday on the full approval of Pfizer’s Covid vaccine for Americans 16 and older.