EU regulators: J&J vaccine booster OK to give after 2 months


    EU regulators: J&J vaccine booster OK to provide after 2 months

    < img src ="" class="ff-og-image-inserted" > The European Union drugs regulator stated Wednesday that individuals 18 and older can receive a booster shot for the Johnson & & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at least two months after their initial shot of the one-dose vaccine. The European Medicines Agency likewise stated the J&J vaccine can be utilized as a booster dose in individuals who have actually had two shots of the vaccines made by Pfizer and Moderna.

    The suggestions by the company’s human medicines committee offer nations more flexibility as they roll out or speed up booster projects to take on the spread of the new omicron variant.

    The firm said in a declaration that public health bodies in the 27 EU countries may release official recommendations on using booster dosages, “taking into account the regional epidemiological scenario, availability of vaccines, and emerging efficiency and the minimal security data for the booster dose.”

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration provided the green light to Johnson & & Johnson booster doses in October, both for individuals who at first received the J&J and vaccine and for people who got immunised with other vaccines.

    Johnson & & Johnson earlier presented outcomes from a large research study that discovered providing a second dose simply two months after the first bumped protection against symptomatic COVID-19 to 94% from 70% in U.S. recipients.

    Released at Wed, 15 Dec 2021 13:01:29 +0000

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