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New York Times PoliticsSep 22, 2021
F.D.A. Authorizes Pfizer Booster Shot for Higher-Risk People
Regulators said that people over 65 or at high risk of severe Covid-19 were eligible for an extra shot, setting up a staggered national booster campaign.

FDA authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech booster shot for elderly, people at high risk of severe Covid-19 (Politico)

PoliticoSep 22, 2021
Covid-19 boosters: 5 takeaways from CDC's big vaccine meeting
The CDC's vaccine advisers will refine exactly who is eligible — in this case, that will likely involve defining "high risk."

The Daily BeastSep 22, 2021
FDA Approves Booster Shots for Those Over 65 or at High Risk
Emily Elconin/GettyThe Food and Drug Administration has given the green light to Pfizer booster shots for Americans over the age of 65 and those at high risk of developing severe COVID-19 symptoms.

The authorization, issued after the U.S. death toll surpassed that of the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic earlier this week, also comes after an FDA panel last week rejected a plan initially floated by the White House for all Americans to get Pfizer booster shots. Instead, the panel recommended that only higher risk groups go through a third round of the jab six months after their second dose.

Wednesday's decision is in line with the panel's recommendation, but it has caused some confusion in light of President Joe Biden's announcement last month that all adults who received both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine would be able to get a booster shot starting the week of Sept. 20.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

Yahoo PoliticsSep 22, 2021
Biden to UN: US is shifting from 'relentless war' to relentless diplomacy' amid COVID-19, climate change crises

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