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Greece to Distribute Pfizer Coronavirus Booster Shot

Certain Greeks will soon have access to a booster shot of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, Maria Theodoridou, Chair of the Greek National Vaccination Committee, announced on Monday. Healthcare workers, Greek citizens over 60 years of age, and those who live...

CDC Rules All Adults in Risky Work Settings Should Receive Booster Shot

In an unusual move, the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) set aside the recommendation of its independent panel of experts, ruling that coronavirus booster shots using the Pfizer/BioNTech inoculation can now be officially distributed to some adults in...

Greece Offers Booster Shots to People Over 60, Healthcare Workers

Greece announced on Monday that booster shots of Covid-19 vaccine will become available from September 30 for all adults aged over 60 and healthcare professionals. “The increased risk for people over 60 is reflected in epidemiological data,” said Maria Theodoridou,...

FDA Rejects Pfizer’s Booster Shot Request

A Food and Drug Administration vaccine advisory panel voted against giving Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine booster shot to the majority of the population. The FDA decided that booster shots would only be necessary for those over the age of 65 as...

Pfizer, Moderna Release Data Supporting Booster Shot

Late on Wednesday, the pharmaceutical firm Moderna released new data regarding breakthrough cases of the coronavirus that it says supports the need for a third booster shot of its coronavirus vaccine. Earlier the Pfizer Corporation had announced that evidence from Israel...

US Backs Booster Shot as Delta, Lambda Virus Strains Spread

While the nation and the world continue to grapple with the effects of the much more virulent Delta variation of the coronavirus -- which some believe is more than 200% more communicable than the original virus -- the Lambda...

WHO Calls for Halt to Booster Shots; Delta Now 93% of Infections

WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called for a moratorium on vaccine booster shots until at least the end of September.

WHO Cautions Against Third Coronavirus Booster Shot

WHO officials came out against a third coronavirus booster shot for those who are increasingly worried about the Delta variants.

CDC Official Says Coronavirus Vaccine Booster May Not be Needed

A US CDC official stated on Wednesday that, according to information, there is no need for a booster shot for the coronavirus vaccine.