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Explainer – Who can get a COVID-19 vaccine booster in the United States?

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By Manas Mishra (Reuters) – The United States is rolling out booster shots https://www.reuters.com/world/us/us-cdc-advisers-recommend-covid-19-vaccine-boosters-65-older-high-risk-2021-09-23 of the Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE COVID-19 vaccine for some Americans who received their second jab at least six months ago. The following explains the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) decision on who can and should get shots now. WHICH OLDER AMERICANS SHOULD GET A SHOT AND WHY? The CDC said people aged 65 and over, which make up nearly 17% of the U…

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