WorldHealth officials in the USA informed the White House that the third...

Health officials in the USA informed the White House that the third dose of Kovid-19 vaccines may be delayed

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officials warned at a meeting yesterday with White House Covid-19 Coordinator Jeff Zients that third-dose vaccine approvals could be delayed because vaccine companies other than Pfizer-BioNTech, such as Moderna and Johnson and Johnson, “do not provide sufficient data.”

an official, PfizerBioNTechHe stated that the third dose of vaccine is likely to arrive by September 20, and the approval of Moderna, which could not produce satisfactory data, may be postponed to October by the FDA.

“We await a full review and approval by the FDA and a recommendation by the ACIP,” White House spokesman Chris Meagher said, referring to the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) prior to administering the third doses of vaccines. said.

US President Joe Biden announced on August 18 that the third dose of booster vaccines will begin on September 20 against the more contagious Delta variant of the virus, which is spreading rapidly in the country and slowing the economic recovery, and future variants.

The country’s top infectious disease specialist, Dr. Anthony Fauci also told reporters yesterday that he believed all Americans would need to receive a third dose of mRNA vaccine to be considered fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

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