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CDC and FDA Recommend Booster Shots in Certain Populations

On Friday, September 24, Rochelle P. Walensky, Director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation for a third dose (booster shot) of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for certain populations. However, in a surprise move, the ACIP voted against…

September 27, 2021
By Rachel Cole & Jerome Hauer, Ph.D.