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booster of johnson and johnsonFederal health regulators said Wednesday that the COVID-19 vaccine showed signs of significantly strengthening the immune defenses of study subjects.

However, regulators cautioned that the data was limited and they had to rely on J&J’s own analysis for some of the study findings rather than conducting their own.

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FDA says benefits of modern vaccine outweigh risks after limited use in Nordic countries

Food and Drug Administration staff gave their evaluation of J&J booster data as part of the agency’s review of the company’s request for authorization of a second dose.

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After authorizing boosters for seniors and certain high-risk people who have received the COVID-19 vaccine pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE, the FDA is now considering whether to approve additional doses of shots from J&J and Moderna. It is also being weighed whether dosages can be mixed between different vaccines.

FDA released its staff evaluation, along with other materials, regarding J&J’s booster request.

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