FDA COVID-19 Vaccine Approval and Authorization Updates — August ‘21

FDA Approves First COVID-19 Vaccine

Get ready to learn how to say Comirnaty (koe-mir’-na-tee). Today, the FDA approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. Formally known as the Pfizer-BioNTech SE COVID-19 Vaccine, it will now be marketed as Comirnaty, which shows 91% effective in preventing COVID-19 disease.

Joint Statement from HHS Public Health and Medical Experts on COVID-19 Booster Shots

This month, the FDA concluded that a booster shot will be needed to “maximize vaccine-induced protection and prolong its durability” — acknowledging that many vaccines are associated with a reduction in protection over time, as well as reduced protection against mild and moderate disease brought on by the Delta variant.

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