Moderna passed a data of booster shot to FDA (Food and Drug Administration) to get an authorization for Covid vaccine third shot before its official release on September 20th.
September 20, 2021, is the official date pinned by the White House to release booster shots. Thus, Moderna is searching authorization to FDA before the said date. Through its booster or third shot, it can forward people into an optimal antibody level than receiving only two shots, even though the immunity disappears in six months for participants in the trial.
The U.S. health officials are putting their hopes high for the booster shot to give Americans optimum protection against covid variants that will arise in the future. The CEO of Moderna said that they are glad to start the process of submission for booster shots.
The company’s goal is to stay ahead in combating the virus by following the developing Covid-19 epidemiology.
Also, they will remain committed to generating data and sharing it to support the government and its regulators in making evidence-based decisions regarding vaccination strategies in the future.