Top Biden medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci tells CNN’s Jake Tapper that people should follow official recommendations on booster shots and says that data on boosters for Moderna and J&J recipients is coming in “a couple to three weeks.”
Andrew Yang and Evan McMullin have left the Democratic and Republican parties, respectively, to run as third party candidates, and more than 40% of Americans not registered to either of the two major parties. CNN’s John Avlon looks at third parties in this Reality Check.
Far right White supremacist groups, conservative media personalities and some Republicans in Congress are trying to inflame nativist feelings among conservative Whites by warning that liberals want immigrants to “replace” native-born Americans. CNN’s Sunlen Serfaty reports elements of replacement theory appear to have motivated some of the most heinous recent mass murders.
The FDA Advisory Committee is meeting on Thursday to consider Moderna’s request for emergency use authorization for its booster shot. https://www.abcactionnews.com/news/coronavirus/fda-to-consider-moderna-covid-19-booster-shots-at-thursdays-advisory-committee-meeting
On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration Advisory Committee will review safety and efficacy data to see if they should expand Johnson & Johnson's emergency use authorization to include a booster shot for its COVID-19 vaccine. https://www.abcactionnews.com/news/coronavirus/fda-to-vote-on-j-j-covid-19-booster-shoots-also-looking-into-mixing-and-matching-vaccine-doses
White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain says the Biden administration will wait for FDA and CDC approval before offering vaccine booster shots but is still optimistic that some Americans will be able to..