• Governor McKee and RIDOH Urge COVID-19 Boosters for Adults in Advance of Thanksgiving Gatherings

    11 days ago - By RI

    Reiterating their encouragement from earlier this week for all eligible adults to get COVID-19 vaccine booster doses, and following the announcement from federal health officials today formally expanding eligibility to all fully vaccinated adults, Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department...
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  • F.D.A. Authorizes Coronavirus Booster Shots for All Adults

    11 days ago - By New York Times

    If the C.D.C. agrees, adults who received a second shot of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine at least six months ago could be eligible by this weekend.
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  • C.D.C. Panel Endorses Covid Vaccine Booster Shots for All Adults

    11 days ago - By New York Times

    As infections rise, Americans over 18 will be permitted to get extra doses. But it's not clear boosters really are needed by so many people, or that the shots will turn back the pandemic.
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  • CDC advisory committee votes to broaden Covid-19 vaccine booster eligibility

    11 days ago - By STAT

    An expert committee that advises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on vaccines voted 11 to 0 on Friday to recommend Covid-19 booster shot eligibility be thrown open to all adults 18 and older.
    The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices also recommended that the CDC lower the age for adults who should be urged to get a booster, changing it from age 65 and older to age 50. These changes pertain to the messenger RNA vaccines made by Pfizer and Moderna; people who received these vaccines can get a booster shot six months or more after receiving their second dose of vaccine...
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