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FDA advisers vote to oppose Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster

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A vial labelled with the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine is seen in this illustration picture taken March 19, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

Sept 17 (Reuters) - A panel of outside advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday voted against approval of a booster dose of the Pfizer Inc (PFE.N)/BioNTech SE COVID-19 vaccine for people aged 16 and older.

Reporting by Manojna Maddipatla in Bengaluru; Editing by Leslie Adler

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