. A CDC Panel Backs Booster Shots For Older Adults, A Step Toward Making Them Available « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NPR – Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recommended a third dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for people 65 and older as well as others at a high risk of severe illness. The committee’s unanimous vote to allow older adults and long-term care residents to receive an extra dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was announced after two days of presentations reviewing scientific evidence on the safety and effectiveness of a third vaccine dose. The committee, in a 13-2 vote, also recommended that people 50 to 64 years old with underlying medical conditions get a third shot.

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