A health worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. Those who are elderly or at risk can now receive a booster. Photo: AFP A health worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. Those who are elderly or at risk can now receive a booster. Photo: AFP
A health worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. Those who are elderly or at risk can now receive a booster. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: US FDA approves Pfizer booster shots for the elderly, those at high risk

  • Tens of millions of Americans are now eligible for a third Pfizer/BioNTech dose, six months after their second Covid-19 vaccine shot
  • But the Food and Drug Administration rejected an initial plan by the Biden administration to fully approve Pfizer boosters to everyone aged 16 and over

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A health worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. Those who are elderly or at risk can now receive a booster. Photo: AFP A health worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. Those who are elderly or at risk can now receive a booster. Photo: AFP
A health worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. Those who are elderly or at risk can now receive a booster. Photo: AFP
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