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CDC panel begins weighing who needs COVID-19 boosters of Pfizer vaccine

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A panel for the Centers for Disease Control started considering whether to recommend booster shots of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday — and exactly who might be in line to get them. The debate, which has proved more controversial than many expected, comes after a separate group of Food and Drug Administration experts last week suggested approving booster shots only for senior citizens or those at high risk from the deadly virus. The experts overwhelmingly rejected the Biden administration’s proposal to recommend a third shot for everyone 16 and over who has received the Pfizer vaccine…

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