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US regulators authorize Pfizer and Moderna Covid boosters for all US adults

CDC joins FDA in expanding eligibility amid concern over potential worsening of coronavirus cases over holidays

US regulators have opened up Covid-19 booster shots to all US adults, expanding the government’s campaign to shore up protection and get ahead of rising coronavirus cases that may worsen with the holidays.

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rochelle Walensky, signed off on the expanded eligibility on Friday evening after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) broadened its authorization of booster doses to all adults who had received their second shot of either the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna vaccine at least six months prior.

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