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Anthony Fauci has defended the Biden administration for getting ahead of ‘the science’ when they announced a plan for booster shots for all Americans to begin on Monday, despite the FDA rebuking the idea.

Last month, Joe Biden announced a plan for all Americans who have been currently vaccinated against COVID-19 to receive booster shots, starting from Monday. “The threat of the delta virus remains real but we are prepared,” Biden said at the time, saying that “this is no time to let our guard down.” During the same press conference, Biden praised teachers at schools who “follow the science,” and mandate masks in schools. The following day, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said that the effects of the initial vaccine were “waning,” and that booster shots would become necessary.

However, last week, the FDA advisory panel voted in a 16-2 decision to reject the administration’s plan to offer booster shots from Pfizer to everybody. “Members of the Food and Drug Administration panel of outside efforts voiced frustration that Pfizer had provided little data on safety of extra doses,” the report explained. They also “complained that data provided by the Israeli researchers about their booster campaign might not be suitable for predicting the U.S. experience.” Read more…