CDC: New Guidelines For 2nd Vaccine

THE CDC HAS NEW GUIDELINES REGARDING SECOND COVID-19 VACCINATIONS

(CNN) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention releases new guidance that focus on the “best practices” of the management the COVID-19 vaccine.

According to the CDC’s website, a second dose of the vaccine can be scheduled up to 42-days after the first shot.

During a White House call on Tuesday, local health officials were told the new guidance from the CDC would help in cases where patients missed their follow-up vaccination.

The Pfizer-Biontech vaccine shots that were authorized for emergency use in the u-s are typically given 21-days apart.

The Moderna vaccine has been scheduled for 28-days apart.

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