CDC, FDA Authorizes Second Covid-19 Booster Shot for Ages 50+

A second booster dose the the Covid-19 vaccine is now authorized for use on people who fit a certain criteria…. The FDA has expanded it’s emergency use authorization of the Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines to allow adults 50 and older to get a second booster as early as four months after their first booster shot. The CDC is also updating it’s vaccine pages to reflect the FDA’s expansion. Previously, the FDA allowed additional shots for anyone 12 or older who was severely immune-deficient. the CDC also said in their statement, that adults who got the Johnson and Johnson vaccine as their primary and their first booster at least four months prior may now get additional boosters of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine. The CDC and FDA will continue to evaluate the need for additional booster doses for all Americans.