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Greece Proposes Booster Shot for Over 60s as “Condition” for Travel

Greece proposed to the European Union on Wednesday that the Covid-19 booster shot be made "a condition of safe travel within the European Union for European citizens above 60 years old." The proposal was included in a letter sent by...

FDA Panel Advises Johnson & Johnson Booster Shot for All Adults

An FDA advisory panel endorsed the Johnson & Johnson booster shot for all adults on Friday; the final decision to approve the booster for general use now rests with the FDA itself. The panel recommended that there be a 2-month...

Joe Biden Announces Vaccine Mandate “Emergency Rule” For Companies

President Joe Biden announced in a brief address on Thursday that his vaccine mandate for employers with more than 100 workers will go into effect soon. The mandate requires employers that meet the requirements to ensure that their employees are vaccinated...

No Bare-Chested Spectacle as Greek PM Gets Covid-19 Booster

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis got his Covid-19 booster shot on Tuesday in Athens, but he disappointed fans in not showing his bare chest, as he had when he received his second shot. Mitsotakis had no idea that his bare-chested...

CDC Says Booster Shot Side Effects Similar to Original Vaccine

The side effects that are produced as a result of a booster shot are similar to those that occurred after original coronavirus vaccinations, according to a new study by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The CDC says that...

Greece to Distribute Pfizer Coronavirus Booster Shot

Certain Greeks will soon have access to a booster shot of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, Maria Theodoridou, Chair of the Greek National Vaccination Committee, announced on Monday. Healthcare workers, Greek citizens over 60 years of age, and those who live...

CDC Rules All Adults in Risky Work Settings Should Receive Booster Shot

In an unusual move, the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) set aside the recommendation of its independent panel of experts, ruling that coronavirus booster shots using the Pfizer/BioNTech inoculation can now be officially distributed to some adults in...

Greece Offers Booster Shots to People Over 60, Healthcare Workers

Greece announced on Monday that booster shots of Covid-19 vaccine will become available from September 30 for all adults aged over 60 and healthcare professionals. “The increased risk for people over 60 is reflected in epidemiological data,” said Maria Theodoridou,...

FDA Rejects Pfizer’s Booster Shot Request

A Food and Drug Administration vaccine advisory panel voted against giving Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine booster shot to the majority of the population. The FDA decided that booster shots would only be necessary for those over the age of 65 as...

Pfizer, Moderna Release Data Supporting Booster Shot

Late on Wednesday, the pharmaceutical firm Moderna released new data regarding breakthrough cases of the coronavirus that it says supports the need for a third booster shot of its coronavirus vaccine. Earlier the Pfizer Corporation had announced that evidence from Israel...