COVID-19 Booster Shots Available To Immunocompromised People Who Received Pfizer Or Moderna Vaccine

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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – If you’re immune-compromised, you whitethorn beryllium eligible to person an further 3rd dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

The FDA has amended its exigency usage authorization to let a 3rd dose to summation immune effect successful immoderate immunocompromised patients. This applies to radical who are 1) moderately to severely immunocompromised and 2) received their 2nd dose of Pfizer oregon Moderna much than 28 days ago, according to a connection from Sutter Health.

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The FDA and CDC person not yet approved further doses for anyone having received the Janssen/J&J vaccine.

According to studies, patients whitethorn payment from having the further dose arsenic a mode to amended support against COVID-19.

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The CDC doesn’t urge booster shots to immoderate different groups astatine this time.

If you’re eligible for the booster shot, you tin docket 1 by telephone astatine (844) 987-6115.

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If you aren’t definite if you suffice for an further dose, consult your doctor.

CBS13 Staff

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