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COVID: FDA Authorizes Moderna, Johnson & Johnson Booster Shots

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBS News) -- The FDA on Wednesday granted emergency use authorization to booster shots from Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, clearing a key regulatory hurdle for millions of Americans looking to boost their protection against COVID-19.

Adults can now also "mix and match" their booster shots, the FDA said, and do not have to get an additional dose from the same brand that first vaccinated them.

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