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CDC Endorses Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters For This Fall


Ariana Figueroa, Georgia Recorder The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention late Thursday signed off on the approval from the agency’s independent vaccine advisers that recommended an updated coronavirus vaccine booster this fall. The CDC recommended boosters from Pfizer-BioNTech for those who are 12 years old and older and from Moderna for …

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CDC Expands COVID-19 Booster Recommendations To 16, 17-Year-Olds


16 and 17-year-olds can receive a booster shot for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) approved the additional dose Thursday. The Food and Drug Administration gave emergency authorization for 16- and 17-year-olds to receive a third dose of the Pfizer …

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All Adults In U.S. Now Eligible For COVID Booster Shots

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COVID-19 booster shots are now available to all adults in the United States, after Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky signed off on the recommendations of an agency advisory panel on Friday. “After critical scientific evaluation, today’s unanimous decision carefully considered the current state of the pandemic, the …

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CDC Authorizes COVID-19 Booster Shots For Millions Of Americans


Yesterday, CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation for booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in certain populations and also recommended a booster dose for those in high risk occupational and institutional settings. “I believe we can best serve the nation’s public …

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