The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved updated Covid vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna, putting the shots on track to reach Americans within days as U.S. hospitalizations from the virus rise.

The agency has not made a decision on an updated Covid shot from Novavax.

The new vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna are approved for people 12 and older and are authorized under emergency use for individuals 6 months through 11 years old, according to an FDA release. The agency noted that last year’s Covid boosters from the two companies are no longer authorized in the U.S.

The Biden administration said last month that it expects the new single-strain vaccines targeting the omicron variant XBB.1.5 to be available to the public in mid-September... Read More: CNBC