CDC considering approving Pfizer boosters for more younger teens

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I'm I'm Julie Julie Walker Walker a a CDC CDC panel panel will will meet meet today today to to decide decide whether whether to to recommend recommend Fizer Fizer boosters boosters for for teens teens twelve twelve to to fifteen fifteen years years old old as as coded coded surges surges on on Monday Monday the the FDA FDA endorsed endorsed the the plan plan and and said said boosters boosters can can be be given given five five months months after after the the last last vaccine vaccine dose dose instead instead of of six six plus plus children children aged aged five five to to eleven eleven was was severely severely weakened weakened immune immune systems systems will will be be allowed allowed a a third third dose dose twenty twenty eight eight days days after after their their second second again again the the CDC CDC will will need need to to sign sign off off on on that that Fizer Fizer is is still still doing doing a a study study for for children children under under five five meanwhile meanwhile as as the the long long lines lines for for covert covert tests tests continue continue the the CDC CDC is is still still not not mandating mandating them them for for a a symptomatic symptomatic people people ending ending isolation isolation after after five five days days instead instead of of ten ten the the agency agency is is however however adding adding to to its its guidance guidance that that anyone anyone who who wants wants should should opt opt for for rapid rapid test test and and if if positive positive isolate isolate for for another another five five days days I'm I'm Julie Julie Walker Walker

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