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Aug. 20, 2021, 2:44 PM

Booster Review Delayed by CDC as Debate Swirls Over 3rd Shot (2)

Rebecca Torrence

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has pushed back by one week a meeting by a group of outside advisers who were set to review Covid booster shots as debate swells about the need for a third dose.

The Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices, originally scheduled to meet and possibly make a recommendation about the need for boosters on Aug. 24, is now set to convene over two days starting Aug. 30. The delay was posted on the CDC website and confirmed by multiple committee members.

The Biden administration announced on Wednesday that it plans to allow most ...

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