Medical staff prepares Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine to be administered at the newly-opened mass vaccination centre in Tokyo, Japan, May 24, 2021. Carl Court/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo/File Photo
18 officials of the Food and Drug Administration have signed onto a report rejecting the premise of coronavirus vaccine ‘booster shots,’ arguing that there’s no evidence a bonus dose of the vaccine is medically necessary.
The report, “Considerations in boosting COVID-19 vaccine immune responses,” recommends that boosters only be given to the immunocompromised.
The 18 FDA officials argue that the vaccines can save more lives among the unvaccinated than they can as booster shots.
“Even if boosting