CDC advises Pfizer booster shots

A panel at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggested the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine booster shots for individuals 65 years of ages and older, together with others at high threat of serious COVID-19

The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices all voted 15 -0 to suggest booster shots for grownups 65 and up. ACIP likewise voted 13 -2 that people ages 50-64 with underlying health conditions must have access to the vaccine booster shot.

ACIP voted to authorize the booster shot for people ages 18-49 with underlying conditions, so long as they take the shot 6 months after getting both preliminary dosages.

Members of the committee revealed issue that the information do not support the booster shot for more youthful ages, stating the 3rd shot would offer only minimal advantage.

The Food and Drug Administration authorized the Pfizer booster for senior citizens and high-risk individuals on Wednesday


The statement followed an advisory group serving the FDA extremely turned down a sweeping White House strategy to give 3rd shots to almost everybody.