Many recipients of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine can now receive booster shots, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday, clearing the final hurdle for third doses to be rolled out nationwide this week.
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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday said individuals who qualify could choose a different vaccine from the one they received for their initial inoculation. The CDC now recommends that everyone 18 and older who got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least two months earlier should receive any one of the authorized COVID-19 boosters. Those who got either of the messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna who are 65 or older are eligible for a booster.
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