There’s no bad time to get a new COVID booster if you’re eligible, CDC director says


Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, attends a Senate hearing in Washington last July. She spoke to NPR shortly after the CDC recommended updated booster shots.

People can get the Moderna booster if they’re 18 or older, and the Pfizer-BioNTech version if they’re 12 and up. In both cases, they must wait at least two months since their last COVID vaccine.

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