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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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Army Begins Separating Soldiers Who Refuse COVID-19 Vaccine

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The United States Army announced last week that it would immediately begin separating soldiers from the service who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Last week, the military announced they’re beginning immediate involuntary discharges for vaccine refusers. The army’s announcement makes them the last military branch to hand out dismissal …

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CDC Recommends COVID Booster For All Adults Amid Omicron Concerns

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded its COVID-19 vaccine booster recommendations on Monday to include all adults, regardless of health status or occupation, as uncertainty surrounding the newly detected omicron variant swells. “The recent emergence of the omicron variant (B.1.1.529) further emphasizes the importance of vaccination, boosters …

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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 Recommends COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 5 to 11 Years

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On Tuesday, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation that children 5 to 11 be vaccinated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine.  The move clears the way for shots to be administered as soon as tomorrow, though it may be a few days before the vaccine is widely …

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CDC Urging Pregnant Women to Get Covid-19 Vaccine

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The CDC has issued an urgent health advisory recommending women who are pregnant, those who were recently pregnant, who are trying to become pregnant now, or who might become pregnant in the future, get the COVID-19 vaccine. The new emergency guidance is meant to build on and strengthen guidance the agency …

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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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