CDC votes to recommend Johnson & Johnson and Moderna COVID vaccine boosters

CDC votes to recommend Johnson & Johnson and Moderna COVID vaccine boosters

A CDC panel has voted in favor of the Johnson and Johnson and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine booster shots. Pending approval from the agency’s director, millions of people could soon line up for an additional dose. CBS News’ Meg Oliver breaks…

FDA authorizes J&J and Moderna booster shots ahead of CDC panel meeting

FDA authorizes J&J and Moderna booster shots ahead of CDC panel meeting

The FDA has authorized COVID-19 booster shots for some recipients of the Johnson and Johnson and Moderna vaccines. But as Nikki Battiste reports, the agency says eligible Americans can get any brand of booster, regardless of the shot they initially…

Pfizer COVID vaccine is effective at preventing hospitalization in kids and adults, CDC study fin…

Pfizer COVID vaccine is effective at preventing hospitalization in kids and adults, CDC study fin…

The CDC released a study showing that coronavirus vaccines are highly effective at preventing hospitalizations, especially among kids, just as the pace of vaccinations is slowing. Lilia Luciano has the details on the findings. Then, Dr. Adam Brown, an emergency…

FDA approval of COVID booster shots could potentially help immunocompromised Americans

FDA approval of COVID booster shots could potentially help immunocompromised Americans

The Food and Drug Administration is reportedly close to approving “mixing and matching” COVID booster shots. CBS News’ Skyler Henry reports that people could soon get a different shot than the one they originally received and Dr. Theodore Strange, chair…

Unvaccinated Americans protest mandates as the pace of new vaccinations slows

Unvaccinated Americans protest mandates as the pace of new vaccinations slows

Two in every 3 eligible people in the U.S. are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. But the pace of first doses is slowing — and as Carter Evans reports, some unvaccinated people are protesting mandates. Then, emergency medicine physician Dr.…

FDA panel endorses Johnson and Johnson coronavirus booster shot

FDA panel endorses Johnson and Johnson coronavirus booster shot

An FDA advisory panel has endorsed Johnson and Johnson’s booster shot for some 15 million Americans. Mireya Villarreal has the details on the panel’s decision. Then, Dr. Taison Bell, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Virginia, joins…

FDA advisory panel recommends Johnson and Johnson booster shot

FDA advisory panel recommends Johnson and Johnson booster shot

The FDA advisory panel unanimously voted to recommend the Johnson and Johnson booster shot on Friday. It comes a day after the same panel made the recommendation for a third Moderna shot. President Biden says full FDA and CDC approval…

African Americans receiving more vaccinations

African Americans receiving more vaccinations

More African Americans are getting inoculated against COVID-19. Dr. Oni Blackstock, founder and executive director of Heath Justice joins CBSN to discuss why rates are increasing. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available…

FDA advisers endorse Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine booster shots

FDA advisers endorse Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine booster shots

The FDA’s independent advisory panel voted unanimously to endorse Moderna booster shots for people 65 and older, and for those 18 and older with medical conditions or occupations that put them at higher risk. CBS News reporter Max Bayer joins…

FDA considers booster shots for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines

FDA considers booster shots for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines

An FDA advisory panel is meeting to discuss whether to recommend Moderna and Johnson and Johnson booster shots to help fight COVID-19. CBS News’ Skyler Henry reports, and Dr. Kartik Cherabuddi joins CBSN to discuss the latest. CBSN is CBS…