booster shots

Third booster shot awaits FDA approval

The difference the booster shot could make depending on previous inoculations

  (CNN) —  A third round of shots is what White House officials say they plan to offer to fully vaccinated Americans who got the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. So, where does that leave individuals who received the Johnson and Johnson vaccine when it comes to booster shots? Mandy Gaither explains why one doctor says it may take a while…

US health officials call for booster shots against COVID-19

By Mike Stobbe and Matthew Perrone

U.S. health officials Wednesday recommended all Americans get COVID-19 booster shots to shore up their protection amid the surging delta variant and evidence that the vaccines’ effectiveness is falling. The plan, as outlined by the director of the CDC and other top authorities, calls for an extra dose eight months after people get their second shot of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.