New COVID-19 booster shots could soon pass the needed hurdles for vaccinations to begin next week.
Sources familiar with U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans say boosters could be approved as soon as Friday, NBC News reported.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is scheduled to meet on Tuesday. CDC director Dr. Mandy Cohen could sign off soon after, allowing vaccinations to begin.
The boosters from Pfizer and Moderna target the XBB.1.5 omicron subvariant.