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Trending Medical and health breaking news CDC Endorses Pfizer Booster Shot for Children 12 and Over

Trending Medical and health breaking news CDC Endorses Pfizer Booster Shot for Children 12 and Over

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, today endorsed an advisory panel’s recommendation that 12- to 17-year-olds in the United States should get the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster shot at least 5 months after a primary series of…

Trending Medical and health breaking news Moderna Booster Increases Protection Against Omicron, Company Says

Trending Medical and health breaking news Moderna Booster Increases Protection Against Omicron, Company Says

[MUSIC PLAYING] SPEAKER: How does a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine work? COVID vaccines are now available. Some of the COVID-19 vaccines are mRNA vaccines, but what does this mean? mRNA vaccines are different from traditional vaccines. mRNA vaccines don’t expose you to any real virus instead, they’re made with messenger Ribonucleic Acid or mRNA. This is…