Feds OK ‘mix-and-match’ approach for COVID-19 booster shots

Decision was part of the agency’s move to authorize booster doses of the COVID-19 shots from Moderna and Johnson & Johnson

By: - October 21, 2021 2:37 am
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given a green light to Americans who want to receive a booster dose of a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by a different company than the one that produced the initial shot they received. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes the Idaho Capital Sun. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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