Teens Ages 16 and 17 Can Now Get COVID-19 Booster Shots

Teens Ages 16 and 17 Can Now Get COVID-19 Booster Shots

The rules and suggestions for boosters didnt consist of 16 and 17-year-olds at all, until now.The CDC recommendations now say that everyone 18 and up must get a booster, while 16- and 17-year-olds can get a booster. The options for teens are a bit various than those for grownups, because Pfizer is the only COVID vaccine authorized for individuals under 18: If you are over 18 and initially got Pfizer or Moderna, you can get any vaccine as a booster.If you are 16 or 17, you would have initially gotten Pfizer, and your only booster alternative is Pfizer.People younger than 16 are still not suggested to get a booster. Do not be shocked if this modifications eventually.G/ O Media may get a commissionIf you (or your kid) got a Pfizer vaccine at age 17 and are now 18, you do not have to stick with Pfizer for the booster.

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