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CDC committee recommends J&J, Moderna boosters plus mix and match, official clearance now imminent

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

Moderna and Johnson & Johnson coronavirus boosters may soon be making their way into arms after a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel unanimously recommended the shots and also cleared a mix and match booster strategy.
Moderna boosters were cleared in the same population as Pfizer boosters, which have already hit the market. People who are 65-plus, have certain medical conditions or face workplace exposure will be eligible for a Moderna booster, which is half the size of a regular dose.
Anyone age 18 and older will be eligible to get a Johnson & Johnson booster...
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CDC advisors vote unanimously to give boosters to everyone with a J&J shot and some with Moderna. Here's how to know if you should get one

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

A woman gets her Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccine at a Safeway in San Rafael, California on October 1, 2021.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Advisors to the CDC voted Thursday to recommend booster shots for everyone who's had Johnson & Johnson's vaccine.
The committee also recommended Moderna boosters for adults 65 and up, and said other vulnerable adults may want to get a boost too, depending on their circumstances.
The CDC director will make the final call, allowing boosts to hit arms.
Free booster shots for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines are almost here. An influential...
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