U.S. allows extra COVID vaccine doses for some. Now what?

THE FDA RULED that transplant recipients and other similarly immune-compromised patients can get a third dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. But the decision, late Thursday night, offers an extra dose only to those high-risk groups - not the general public. / AP FILE PHOTO/CHARLES KRUPA
Americans at high risk from COVID-19 because of severely weakened immune systems are now allowed to get a third vaccination in hopes of better protection as government advisers grappled with exactly who qualifies. The Food and Drug Administration ruled that transplant recipients and other similarly immune-compromised patients can get a third dose of either the…

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