• CDC advisors urge boosters for kids aged 12 and older to prevent COVID, help them stay in school, and curb anxiety rates

    16 days ago - By Business Insider

    Simon Huizar, 13, received his first dose of the Pfizer on May 14, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images
    An influential advisory committee to the CDC just voted 13-1 to recommend teens 12 and up should get booster shots for COVID-19.
    Pfizer boosts can be administered any time at least 5 months after the primary series.
    One doctor called it a last-ditch "whack-a-mole" strategy against Omicron.
    Booster shots for vaccinated youngsters aged 12 and up are on the way. An independent panel of doctors and nurses advising the Centers for Disease Control and...
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