People 18 and older who are immunocompromised or have other specific health issues have been approved for a second booster of Moderna's vaccine. People 12 and older who meet the same criteria can...
At the end of March 2022, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that people who meet certain qualifications may choose to get a second COVID-19 booster shot. Those people include: Adults age 50 and older who had their first COVID-19 booster at least 4 months ago
You are eligible for a second booster shot of Pfizer or Moderna if: It's been at least 4 months since your first booster dose* and; You are 50+ or; You are immunocomprised (and at least 12 years old**) *If you are immunocompromised, your third shot was your additional primary dose and your fourth shot was your first booster dose **Your second booster dose must be Pfizer if you are between the ages of 12 to 17 since the Moderna vaccine is only approved for people who are 18+
So, who needs a second COVID-19 booster shot? Anyone age 50 or older, or anyone age 12 or older who has an underlying health condition that compromises their immune system. Both of these groups are eligible for a second booster shot and should seriously consider getting one. Isn’t a booster shot the same thing as a third dose? Not exactly.
2nd Booster: CDC recommends a 2nd booster of either Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 months after the 1st booster for: Adults ages 50 years and older; People who are moderately or severely immunocompromised
Some people just got the go-ahead: on March 29, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized a second booster of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines for everyone age 50 and up, as well as for...
A: In its updated recommendations, the CDC highlighted the particular importance of second boosters for individuals over the age of 65 and those over the age of 50 with underlying medical conditions that put them at greater risk for severe disease and death due to COVID-19.
The decision about the second booster was especially intended for people ages 65 and up or ages 50 and up with chronic health conditions who had received their first booster dose at least four...
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR A SECOND BOOSTER? Anyone 50 and older can get the extra dose at least four months after their last vaccination. So can severely immune-compromised patients, such as organ transplant recipients, as young as 12.
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