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The FDA's expert panel just unanimously backed Moderna's booster shot for high-risk groups, paving way for the agency's OK

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Moderna stock has soared over the last year on the back of its coronavirus vaccine.
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On Thursday the FDA's expert panel voted in favor of booster shots of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine.
Moderna is seeking an OK for all older adults and younger adults at high risk of severe COVID-19.
The FDA now has to decide whether or not to OK Moderna's booster shot.
Moderna just got a step closer to rolling out a COVID-19 booster shot to the general public. A panel of independent experts convened by the Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously Thursday in favor of a Moderna...
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An Ohio woman was denied a life-saving liver transplant after refusing to get a COVID-19 vaccine

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Clinicians work on intubating a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles, Louisiana on August 10, 2021.
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Michelle Vitullo can't get her planned liver transplant since she and her donor won't get vaccinated.
Vitullo has end-stage liver disease, which is fatal without transplantation.
Hospitals say COVID-19 vaccination is necessary for the safety of both donor and recipient.
After years battling stage-four liver cancer and getting treatment at the Cleveland Clinic, Michelle Vitullo was told she couldn't get a planned liver...
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