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CDC Supports 2nd Booster Shots for Americans 50 and Older

April 6, 2022

From the Health Day website

Hours after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized a second booster shot of the Pfizer and Moderna coronavirus vaccines for people 50 and older, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced its support for the move. 

Echoing the FDA, the CDC also recommended a second booster for “certain immune-compromised Individuals.”

“Boosters are safe, and people over the age of 50 can now get an additional booster 4 months after their prior [booster] dose to increase their protection further,” CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said in an agency statement.

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