COVID: Not everyone will need a booster, experts say

Originally Published: 15 OCT 21 02:22 ET

Updated: 15 OCT 21 15:46 ET

By Travis Caldwell, CNN

(CNN) — Advisers from the US Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously to recommend emergency authorization of a booster dose of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine, and a day later did so again for a booster of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine.

The group voted Friday to authorize a booster shot of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine for Americans 18 and older at least two months after they get their first shots. Johnson & Johnson said studies showed boosting at two or six months can bring effectiveness up to 94%.

If the FDA follows its advisers’ recommendations,

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