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CDC and Pfizer at Odds Over Need for COVID-19 Booster Shots
July 9, 2021 - 8:22 pm

Shortly after Pfizer announced its intention to seek FDA authorization for a third COVID-19 vaccine shot on Thursday, the CDC, FDA and National Institutes of Health countered with a joint statement the same day saying, essentially, it’s still too soon.

In a battle of the booster shot statements, the vaccine manufacturer and the U.S. government are drawing very different conclusions based on the evidence to date.

Source: WebMD

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