The highly unusual move by the head of the CDC capped off weeks off tense debates in the US over who should qualify for COVID-19 booster shots.
In a review published on Monday, the experts said the evidence does not show that boosters are needed for the general population.
The approval will likely spur vaccination mandates at schools, hospitals, and businesses across the country.
US health officials announced that most Americans should get a booster shot eight months after vaccination, as the Delta variant spreads rapidly across the US.
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“We have a legislature filled with people who are not scientists and not healthcare providers who have their own crazy ideas about vaccines," Michelle Fiscus, Tennessee's top vaccine official until she was fired on Monday, told BuzzFeed News.
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“We have so much to look forward to,” CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said on Monday. “But right now I’m scared.”
Sixty-five days into his first term — as 1,000 people a day continue to die of COVID-19 in the US — reporters asked Biden whether he was going to run for reelection.
The drug company announced positive trial results on Monday suggesting the vaccine was highly effective in preventing symptomatic COVID-19 in all age groups. Less than a day later, US health officials questioned the results, which still have not been released in full.
The president has faced mounting pressure to up his pledge of administering 100 million COVID-19 shots during his first 100 days in office.
The US has recorded the most coronavirus cases and deaths of any country in the world. The death toll increased by 100,000 in just over a month.
The second person was a man named William Shakespeare.
If approved, the vaccine could become the second shot to become available in the US by December.
The new results suggest that the two early vaccine candidates will be extremely effective against the coronavirus.
The highly anticipated late-stage results are the first to be announced by a pharmaceutical company conducting a coronavirus vaccine trial.
After four years of relentless attacks on science, researchers and doctors are hopeful that Biden will fight the pandemic and climate change.
Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca will resume their coronavirus vaccine trials in the US after pauses to investigate unexplained illnesses in trial participants.
"It is absolutely not a blockbuster drug or a miracle drug," one expert said. "We give it because we don’t have anything better."
Trump's Doctor Said The President Now Has Antibodies, Leaving Out The Fact That He Was Just Given A High Dose Of Antibodies
"Why would you test for antibodies when you’ve given someone such a high dose of antibodies?" one expert told BuzzFeed News.