President Biden’s plans to start delivery of booster shots by Sept. 20 for most Americans who received COVID-19 vaccines are facing new complications that could delay the availability for those who received the Moderna vaccine.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are awaiting critical data before signing off on the third doses, with Moderna’s vaccine increasingly seen as unlikely to make the Sept. 20 date.
The death toll continues to rise after Hurricane Ida batters the Gulf Coast before dumping record-breaking rains on the Northeast. Cleanup continues as both regions try to dry out.
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