Marks Predicts Annual COVID Boosters, Doesn’t Expect Universal Vaccine

By Beth Wang / January 18, 2022 at 4:26 PM
FDA biologics center Director Peter Marks recently predicted that once everyone gets their initial COVID-19 boosters, they’ll only need to be boosted on an annual schedule, similar to the flu vaccine. Marks also said he’s not holding his breath for a universal coronavirus vaccine, even as the U.S. government and other researchers move to develop shots they say could work against currently circulating SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern and other coronaviruses. Marks’ comments came just days before he also reportedly said...

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