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9/24, 4:04 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Biden: 60M Americans eligible for booster shots

United States President Joe Biden stated on Friday that approximately 60 million Americans are now eligible to receive a Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot after Food and Drug Administration, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authorized the jab for essential workers, adults with underlying conditions or above 65 years old.

The booster shot is recommended to take 6 months after the second dose of the vaccine was administered, therefore 20 million people in the US can receive the third dose starting today. President Biden promised to get his jab as soon as he can.

As for those who have received Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines, Biden assured them they are still under high protection while health authorities are analyzing the data to allow corresponding booster shots.

Breaking the News / LH