US renews push for COVID boosters as data show they protect


The White House is launching what it calls a 6 week sprint for more Americans to get the updated COVID-19 booster. The boosters have been a hard sell, only about 13% of American adults have received one. The Biden administration's hoping new numbers will convince more people. The CDC says the first look at the shot to real world effectiveness shows those who receive the new booster are better protected against symptomatic infection than those who have not. The overarching message here at The White House. We know what the evidence is. The signs on this is crystal clear and virus response chief doctor Rashid says Americans need to take advantage. People go out and get vaccinated this week. They will have a lot of protection during December, January, February onwards. The time that we socialize the most Sagar Meghani at The White House.

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