U.S. CDC advisers to meet this month to discuss Moderna, J&J COVID-19 vaccine boosters

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

(Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s panel of vaccine advisers plans to meet on Oct. 20-21 to discuss COVID-19 vaccine boosters using Moderna and Johnson & Johnson shots, an agency spokesperson said on Friday.

The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices will meet on Nov. 2-3 to discuss COVID-19 vaccination for children.

The agendas for the meetings will be posted closer to the meeting dates, the spokesperson said.

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