FDA Approves Fourth COVID Shot. Fifth Shot Considered.

FDA Approves Fourth COVID Shot. Fifth Shot Considered.

On Mar. 29, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a second booster dose (a fourth shot) of the Pfizer/BioNTech messenger RNA (mRNA) biologic BNT162b2 (“Comirnaty”) and Moderna/NIAID mRNA-1273 (“Spikevax”) for people 50 years of age and older, as well as younger individuals who are immunocompromised. The second booster would be given no sooner than four months after the previous COVID vaccination.1 2

The biologics are each designed to be given in two-dose regimens—21 days apart for BNT162b2 and 28 days apart for mRNA-1273. Last year, the FDA approved a second booster of both biologics for certain segments of the U.S. population considered to be more susceptible to COVID. But due to concerns about waning protection for both the original two shots and the booster dose, the FDA decided a second booster dose is needed.3 4 5 6 According to Peter Marks, MD, director of the FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research:

Current evidence suggests some waning of protection over time against serious outcomes from COVID-19 in older and immunocompromised individuals. Based on an analysis of emerging data, a second booster dose of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine could help increase protection levels for these higher-risk individuals.2

CDC Recommends mRNA COVID Shots for Second Booster Dose

The U.S. Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC) has also recommended a second booster for those 50 years old and over, as well as immunocompromised individuals. The agency further said that adults who have received the original dose of Johnson & Johnson/Janssen’s Ad26.COV2.S COVID vaccine and a booster dose may now get a second booster dose of either the Pfizer BNT162b2 or Moderna  mRNA-1273 biologic.7 In a statement released to the public, the CDC stated:

These updated recommendations acknowledge the increased risk of severe disease in certain populations including those who are elderly or over the age of 50 with multiple underlying conditions, along with the currently available data on vaccine and booster effectiveness.7

Based on a recent study by the CDC, the Ad26.COV2.S vaccine was found to be less effective at preventing serious illness and hospitalization from COVID, so the agency is recommending the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna/NIAID mRNA COVID shots over the J&J/Janssen product.8

Additionally, there have been concerns about the increased risk of blood clots and heart inflammation and neurological problems with J&J’s Ad26.COV2.S vaccine. On Dec. 16, 2021, the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted 15-0 to recommend the Pfizer BNT162b2 or Moderna mRNA-1273 biologics over J&J’s Ad26.COV2.S due to a growing number of reports of a blood clotting disorder known as thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS) following vaccination with the J&J/Janssen product.9 10

Third COVID Booster May Be Approved in the Fall

The FDA is apparently considering approving a third booster dose (a fifth shot) of the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna/NIAID biologics later this year. “There may be a need for people to get an additional booster in the fall along with a more general booster campaign, if that takes place, because we may need to shift over to a different variant coverage,” Dr. Marks said. “It would not be surprising if there is a potential need.”1 11 12

The FDA plans to hold a meeting of its Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) on Apr. 6 to discuss future COVID booster shots and whether the biologics need to be updated to better respond to SARS-CoV-2 variants. Representatives from the CDC and the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) will participate in the meeting.11 13

Dr. Marks said:

Now is the time to discuss the need for future boosters as we aim to move forward safely, with COVID-19 becoming a virus like others such as influenza that we prepare for, protect against, and treat. Bringing together our panel of expert scientific external advisors in an open, transparent discussion about booster vaccination is an important step to gain insight, input and expert advice as we begin to formulate the best regulatory strategy to address COVID-19 and virus variants going forward.13


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1 Erman M, Maddipattla M. U.S. authorizes second COVID booster for Americans 50 and older. Reuters Mar. 29, 2022.
2 News Release. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes Second Booster Dose of Two COVID-19 Vaccines for Older and Immunocompromised Individuals. U.S. Food and Drug Administration Mar. 29, 2022.
3 Beyrer C, Corey L. Two Doses or One? COVID-19 Vaccine Regimens. Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center Jan. 15, 2021.
4 Business Wire. Moderna Announces FDA Authorization of Third Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine for Immunocompromised Individuals. Moderna Aug. 13, 2021.
5 News Release. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes Additional Vaccine Dose for Certain Immunocompromised Individuals. FDA Aug. 12, 2021.
6 News Release. FDA Authorizes Booster Dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for Certain Populations. FDA Sept. 22, 2021.
7 Stein R. CDC recommends 2nd COVID boosters for some older and immunocompromised people. NPR Mar. 29, 2022.
8 Weixel N. CDC data suggests mRNA booster for J&J vaccine recipients. The Hill Mar. 29, 2022.
9 Hobley N. Worry About Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine Safety Persists. The Vaccine Reaction Aug. 2, 2021.
10 TVR Staff. CDC Opts for mRNA Biologics Over J&J COVID Vaccine Following Nine Blood Clotting Deaths. The Vaccine Reaction Dec. 19, 2021.
11 Kimball S. Top FDA official says fully vaccinated Americans may need more Covid shots this fall. CNBC Mar. 29, 2022.
12 Reuters Staff. U.S. FDA considering additional round of boosters in the fall -official. Reuters Mar. 29, 2022.
13 News Release. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA to Hold Advisory Committee Meeting on COVID-19 Vaccines to Discuss Future Boosters. FDA Mar. 11, 2022.

23 Responses to "FDA Approves Fourth COVID Shot. Fifth Shot Considered."

  1. Data Detective   April 3, 2022 at 10:11 pm

    We know since July 2021 that Pfizer COVID vaccine last only 4 month in person without previously infection.
    (Texas prison outbreak July 2021)

    So you you can get jab 💉 every 4 month until you get a break through case ,

    Or take vitamin C, vitamin D3 , & zinc in healthy diet or supplements,

    Or take your chance to get sick.

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  2. D L Baker   April 4, 2022 at 12:43 pm

    Since the vaccine companies can’t be sued for injuries and/or DEATH of a recipient, who do you think is the next target? Yeah, that’s right, the doctors and pharmacies. The next few years are going to be devastating when a moment is spent in contemplation about how many people we’re going to lose after getting stuck. It’s already happening with their clot shot. All for a virus with a 99.97% recovery rate!

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  3. Donna J Roeder   April 4, 2022 at 12:45 pm

    Mind boggling how evil that our government has gotten. They won’t let up on trying to kill us.

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    • BMC Redirect   April 4, 2022 at 1:14 pm

      Take care to remember is the The People who are actually buying into this, lining up in droves. The Gov don’t have to try very hard, it seems.

      Peace.

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  4. Tom   April 4, 2022 at 12:46 pm

    FDA? Who listens to those bozos anymore?

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  5. Frank   April 4, 2022 at 1:00 pm

    I’m sorry but this is the biggest scam crock of S___we will ever see in our life times!!! When are the sheep going to wake up, stop listening to CNN and CDC and stand up for themselves?? This has been a science experiment from the beginning and its inky getting worse. How can’t people figure out that they are letting them inject an old vaccine for new strain of virus?? It’s like taking the flu Vax from 3 years ago for this year’s flu!! This is rocket science.. Its common sense!!

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  6. Frank   April 4, 2022 at 1:01 pm

    I’m sorry but this is the biggest scam crock of S___we will ever see in our life times!!! When are the sheep going to wake up, stop listening to CNN and CDC and stand up for themselves?? This has been a science experiment from the beginning and its inky getting worse. How can’t people figure out that they are letting them inject an old vaccine for new strain of virus?? It’s like taking the flu Vax from 3 years ago for this year’s flu!! This is rocket science.. Its common sense!!

    Reply
  7. Frank   April 4, 2022 at 1:01 pm

    I’m sorry but this is the biggest scam crock of S___we will ever see in our life times!!! When are the sheep going to wake up, stop listening to CNN and CDC and stand up for themselves?? This has been a science experiment from the beginning and its inky getting worse. How can’t people figure out that they are letting them inject an old vaccine for new strain of virus?? It’s like taking the flu Vax from 3 years ago for this year’s flu!! This isn’t rocket science.. Its common sense!!

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  8. BMC Redirect   April 4, 2022 at 1:13 pm

    First They take your health,
    then They take your wealth,
    then They take your life.

    If you bought into this, you really got took . . .

    Praising Almighty God From Whom All Good Things Come!

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  9. Susan   April 4, 2022 at 1:33 pm

    Why, because they work so well? 😂 Funniest thing I’ve read all morning. No on number 4,5,6,7, or however many they want to come up with. And seriously, just what we need, millions more the adverse reactions and deaths and another group with no immune system left.

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  10. Bob   April 4, 2022 at 1:41 pm

    true ……garbage total liars, criminals

    Reply
  11. James   April 4, 2022 at 2:47 pm

    Let’s stop and think about ‘to whom’ all of the money is going……

    Reply
  12. Kimberly   April 4, 2022 at 4:07 pm

    If this is the route they’re going, then they MUST remove ALL restrictions for the unvaccinated and treat this like they do the flu shot… a CHOICE. Enough already.

    Reply
  13. Peace   April 4, 2022 at 4:19 pm

    Oh dear, here it goes again. 🙄 First of all, the CDC experts originally mentioned that the first two doses of Moderna or Pfizer would give them the full protection. I found the word “fully vaccinated” was a joke since that was not true. In fact, vaccines wane over the time, the cdc recommended a third(booster) shot last fall. Now the FDA has approved 4th booster shot. Let me tell you, don’t be surprised if the cdc recommends annual Covid shot just like the flu!!! I believe the cdc has planned on it for a very long time, but they didn’t tell the public. Did CDC hide it from us?? They plainly have been experimenting on us. That is what it is!! So wake up folks who got those shots and boosted. 🤷‍♀️

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  14. Jocelyn   April 4, 2022 at 4:31 pm

    This is ridiculous! The government and pharmaceutical companies are trying to kill us with all this unnecessary chemicals in our bodies. Not to mention the government mandates to healthcare workers who are getting sick trying from the injections meanwhile we are trying to care for patients.

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    • Peace   April 5, 2022 at 5:28 pm

      I agree.

      Reply
  15. Kate Shemirani, Natural Nurse in a Toxic World.   April 4, 2022 at 7:49 pm

    Sadly, those on their third are already dying. When the children start dropping there are going to be very angry grief stricken parents looking for retribution. When you have lost your hone , job, health and your children, you have nothing left to lose. God help the perpetrators. That’s those making decisions , manufacturer’s and those that inject it. All are guilty of the biggest crime ever seen. Genocide like never before seen.

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  16. Al   April 4, 2022 at 9:08 pm

    Sadly, rubes and sheeple will line up for it. As they say, there’s one born every minute.

    Reply
  17. Kam   April 5, 2022 at 1:33 pm

    Are there seriously people who are still getting the death jab?? Are blood clots, myocarditis, athletes dropping down with heart issues, and some dying on the field not enough proof that their “vaccine” is not working?? How is this about your health?? I do see more and more people waking up but for those who keep getting the jab… they will sadly not be here much longer. Not using Ivermectin & Hydroxy was murder. Remdesivir and ventilators were their murder weapons. Time to start suing the doctors, hospitals, AND nurses. They know and see exactly what is happening. Nuremberg code is just around the corner God wins!!

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  18. NoVax4Me   April 5, 2022 at 6:04 pm

    So they’re targeting the immunocompromised, even though this jab weakens the immune system to BEGIN with?? Nice. (eye roll).

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  19. Julie   April 8, 2022 at 5:36 pm

    Has mixing and matching the J&J and MRNA shots ever been tested for safety? (Not that ANY of these shots are safe). I don’t think so. So, they just pulled a decision out of their a-, I mean hats, and all voted 15-0 that it was safe and a good idea to boost people with Pfizer or Moderna who originally had the J&J. Great science being done here, guys! We can totally trust you!

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  20. Fowell the $   April 8, 2022 at 9:17 pm

    Don’t get more than 1 💉
    The 4 the 💉 only last 4 to 6 weeks.
    They found out in Israel.

    The best way to stay healthy.
    Maintain a strong immune system with good natural food.

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  21. C.green   April 10, 2022 at 8:57 pm

    Below is the link from a commentary(Greg Pulles) from Alpha News/ Minnesota

    This is a great run down on the poorly handled Covid disaster by the health officials and governor in the state of Minnesota. Governor Walz, and other officials in charge as well as the media coverage by all involved. Gov Walz is up for re-election in November and many of us are hoping to make this his last term.
    https://alphanews.org/commentary-who-died-from-covid-19-in-minnesota/

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