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Top FDA Official Says Boosters Might Be Warranted for Everyone 18 and Older

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A top Food and Drug Administration official said Tuesday that updated data might make a strong case in support of everyone 18 and older being eligible for coronavirus vaccine boosters, but the agency will have to see whether its outside advisers agree.

The remarks from Peter Marks, director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, came during a webinar as the FDA prepares to meet Oct. 14 and 15 with its outside advisers to discuss boosters for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

J&J on Tuesday asked the FDA to grant emergency use authorization ...