Boosters To Be Recommended 8 Months After 2nd Dose

NBC News reports:

Federal health officials and medical experts are expected to recommend that most people in the U.S. who are eligible for Covid-19 vaccinations should get booster shots eight months after their second doses, according to two sources familiar with the discussions.

The guidance, which would apply only to the two-shot Pfizer and Moderna regimens, could go into effect as early as mid-September, the sources said.

The recommendation is expected as the delta variant of the coronavirus surges across swaths of the U.S. and as federal health officials are considering whether elderly Americans should get booster shots this fall.

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