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A health-care worker administers a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine to a person at a senior-living facility in Paris on Sept. 16. (Nathan Laine/Bloomberg News)
A CDC panel will issue a recommendation today to clarify some of the vagueness within the FDA’s decision.
The unvaccinated but willing account for approximately 10 percent of the American population, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. Immunizing this group could be critical to attaining herd immunity and protecting those disproportionately affected by the pandemic.
Although flu infections and deaths hit record lows last year, the likely reasons for those drops, such as social distancing and mask-wearing, have diminished as covid hospitalizations remain high in some areas.
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Experts want the United States to not only share doses, but the knowledge required to make more vaccines.
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