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CDC group weighs Covid booster shots for immunocompromised people at higher risk of breakthrough infections

Geert Vanden Wijngaert | Bloomberg | Getty Images A CDC advisory group is considering whether fully vaccinated Americans with weakened immune systems need a booster dose of a Covid vaccine after data shows they are less likely to have antibodies to fight the disease and more likely to suffer from a so-called breakthrough infection. Immunosuppressed… Read More »

Biden administration is planning for possible Covid vaccine booster shots

President Joe Biden puts his hand on a man’s shoulder during a visit to a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination site at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S., April 6, 2021. Kevin Lemarque | Reuters The Biden administration is preparing for the potential need for Covid-19 vaccine booster shots, though nothing is certain, a top… Read More »

Thai PM and cabinet cancel vaccine shots

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and members of his cabinet on Friday cancelled plans to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine after reports of blood clots in some European nations, a health official said. In a health ministry news conference, Prasit Watanapa, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Siriraj Hospital, confirmed the rollout would be delayed… Read More »

What’s Really In Joe Biden’s Health Plan For America : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Opponents running to Joe Biden’s left say his health plan for America merely “tinkers around the edges” of the Affordable Care Act. But a close read reveals some initiatives in Biden’s plan that are so expansive they might have trouble passing even a Congress held by Democrats. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption… Read More »