. CDC advisory committee voices support for immunocompromised people getting boosters « JO LEE MAGAZINE

ABC NEWS  –  A group of independent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention experts at a Thursday meeting largely voiced support for allowing immunocompromised people to talk to their doctors about getting a third shot, a booster, that could increase their antibody response to vaccines. But the advisory committee didn’t make a formal recommendation, saying more data was needed and, ultimately, regulatory allowance from the Food and Drug Administration. About 2.7% of U.S. adults are considered immunocompromised, an umbrella category that includes cancer patients, transplant recipients, people with HIV and patients on high-dose steroids.

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