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Report: U.S. Will Recommend Vaccine Booster Shot After 8 Months

MIAMI, FLORIDA - DECEMBER 15: A healthcare worker at the Jackson Health Systems receives a Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine from Susana Flores Villamil, RN from Jackson Health Systems, at the Jackson Memorial Hospital on December 15, 2020 in Miami, Florida. Jackson Memorial Hospital began the vaccination of frontline healthcare workers joining with hospital systems around the country as the COVID-19 vaccine is rolled out. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

The White House will officially recommend a third ‘booster shot’ of COVID-19 vaccine, according to a report in the New York Times.

Under the new policy, people who got the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines would need a third shot eight months after their second one.

That means the first group of eligible Americans could get their shots as soon as next month.

The official announcement is expected sometime this week.

Do you think a third booster shot is needed so soon?  Will it become an annual thing like flu shots?

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