Paul Offit on His Vote Against Bivalent COVID Boosters


MedPage Today

In the first part of this two-part conversation, Jeremy Faust, MD, editor-in-chief of MedPage Today, talks with Paul Offit, MD, about his recent decision to vote against the bivalent COVID-19 booster shot at a recent meeting of FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC).

Offit is director of the Vaccine Education Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), attending physician in the division of infectious diseases at CHOP, and Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.