Biden’s Trump Moment? COVID Booster Messaging Complicated After Top FDA Scientists Raise Doubts
As questions of political interference continue to swirl around the issue of whether additional vaccine shots will be needed, the Biden administration is facing communication challenges commonly seen with his predecessor, Donald Trump.
You may also be interested in...
It’s a classic example of an internal dispute between an FDA review team and agency leadership playing out at an advisory committee forum, except with the highest possible stakes.
If regulators agree with Pfizer’s conclusions – and briefing documents suggest that’s a big if – about real-world studies showing Comirnaty’s effectiveness waning over time, thereby justifying the need for a booster dose, it could be part of a historical moment for FDA’s use of RWE.
The UK’s choice of the mRNA vaccines as COVID-19 boosters is no surprise – but not releasing the key study data behind the decision is.