CDC Director: Annual COVID-19 Shots After Booster Not Expected

Posted on AllSides August 19th, 2021
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The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said an annual COVID-19 booster shot is not anticipated, although the CEO of Pfizer several months ago said otherwise.

When asked about the need for annual booster doses, Director Rachelle Walensky said, “I don’t want to say never, but we are not necessarily anticipating that you will need this annually.”

“It does look like after this third dose you get a really robust response, and so we will continue to follow the science both on the vaccine side but...

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