FDA Proposes Annual June Deadline For COVID Vax Strain Selection

By Lia DeGroot / January 24, 2023 at 4:13 PM
FDA wants to work with its vaccine advisers to select annual COVID-19 vaccine strains by early June of each year so that vaccines can be rolled out every September, according to briefing documents posted ahead of the Thursday (Jan. 26) meeting of FDA’s vaccine advisers. The agency also is proposing a simplified approach to the COVID-19 immunization schedules so that certain young children, older adults and immunocompromised people would receive a two-dose primary schedule while all other individuals would receive...

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