The New York Times reports:
Some people with a weakened immune system can get a fourth dose of the coronavirus vaccine as early as this coming week, according to recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that were updated last week.
The C.D.C. endorsed a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines for moderately or severely immuno compromised people on Aug. 13, but said this would be considered a part of the primary immunization, not a booster shot.
In October, the agency said those immuno compromised people could receive a booster shot — a fourth dose of vaccine, six months after their third dose. These guidelines were consistent with its recommendation for other adults.
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For those most at risk, the recommended interval between third and fourth shots has been reduced to five months.
Some people in the U.S. with a weakened immune system can get a fourth dose of the coronavirus vaccine as early as this coming week, according to new recommendations from the CDC. https://t.co/znV7u4qxmn
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