PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) – Just days before the FDA could decide on giving the green light to COVID-19 booster shots, the debate over whether they’re necessary is heating up.

An international group of scientists including two retiring leaders of the FDA published an opinion piece on Monday.

Debate over COVID-19 booster shots heats up

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It says vaccines do not currently show a need for boosting. They say current studies do not prove there’s a substantial decline in protection against severe disease.

They also argued that the vaccine supply could save more lives if used in people who are not yet vaccinated. Though experts aren’t ruling out boosters in the long run.

The FDA will consider approving boosters at a meeting on Friday.

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(3) comments

Moved on

I'll get mine

Liberal Wasteland

I won't. I'm so glad I have the ability to..ya know..think for myself, and that thanks to two wonderful parents, I have common sense.

CommonSensePrevails

Already got my two shots. Not getting any more Tyrants. Nice try.

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