Pfizer to brief US officials on need for Covid-19 vaccine booster Pfizer says it plans to meet with top U.S. health officials Monday to discuss the drugmaker’s request for federal authorisation of a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine as President Joe Biden’s chief… More Data Needed for Decision on Booster Shots, U.S. Officials Tell PfizerAfter meeting with company representatives, officials said the decision would depend partly on data on infections in vaccinated people that cause serious disease or hospitalization. Pfizer, health officials to meet about vaccine booster shots; California to require face masks at schools: Latest COVID-19 updatesOver the past year, about one-third of U.S. states have used federal COVID-19 relief aid to reward essential workers. Live COVID news. Pfizer to discuss COVID-19 vaccine booster with US officialsThe company said it was scheduled to have the meeting with the Food and Drug Administration and other officials Monday, days after Pfizer asserted that booster shots would be needed within 12 months. Pfizer to meet US officials over COVID vaccine boosterUS chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci has said it is too soon for the government to recommend a third booster shot. Fauci: Too soon to say if Americans may need vaccine boosterThe government’s top infectious diseases expert says “it is entirely conceivable, maybe likely” that Americans will need a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, as drugmaker Pfizer suggested this past week Pfizer to seek FDA authorization for booster of COVID-19 vaccinePfizer and BioNTech announced Thursday that they plan to seek authorization from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a third dose of their COVID-19 vaccine, saying it would provide even stronger protection. Pfizer is developing a Covid-19 vaccine booster shotPfizer said Thursday it is seeing waning immunity from its coronavirus vaccine and says it is picking up its efforts to develop a booster dose that will protect people from variants.