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‘Fully vaccinated' definition could change in the future thanks to approved Covid-19 booster shots, CDC acknowledges

1 month ago   |   By RT

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky has said the agency is open to shifting the definition of being “fully vaccinated” against Covid-19, thanks to booster shots.
During a Friday press conference, Walensky was asked if those eligible for booster shots need to get the further doses to keep their full vaccination status.
“We have not yet changed the definition of ‘fully vaccinated,'” Walensky said, noting that as of now not all Americans are eligible for booster shots. “We may need to update our definition of ‘fully vaccinated' in the future,” she added.
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What Is the Definition of Fully Vaccinated? CDC Director Opens Door to Potential Changes

What Is the Definition of Fully Vaccinated? CDC Director Opens Door to Potential Changes

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

It's possible booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine could be required to fully participate in society.
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CDC: Definition of 'fully vaccinated' may change

CDC: Definition of 'fully vaccinated' may change

1 month ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

The director of the CDC said Friday there may be a need to "update our definition of fully vaccinated in the future" as more people receive a booster shot. "Right now, we don't have booster eligibility for all people, currently,...
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Police investigating reports of suspicious item at cargo facility near LAX

Police are responding to reports of a suspicious item near the Los Angeles International Airport. Read more ...

Top US military official speaks on ‘hypersonic weapons race' with China

Top US military official speaks on ‘hypersonic weapons race' with China

US Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall has claimed that the US and China were engaged in an accelerating hypersonic arms race and that the US military hadn't done enough to... Read more ...

Growing pile of trash in Kashmere Gardens cleaned up after push for action

After crews cleaned up a pile of trash that was left to grow for months, it sparked questions about the efficacy of Houston's 311 system. Read more ...

Chicago Ridge police investigate man injured by needle attached to gas pump...

A man was injured by a needle attached to a gas nozzle handle with some kind of white powder in its chamber in Chicago Ridge, police said. Read more ...

Plymouth Teen Wins $100K Scholarship In Minnesota's COVID Vaccine Incentive...

Plymouth Teen Wins $100K Scholarship In Minnesota's COVID Vaccine Incentive Program

PLYMOUTH, Minn. - A Plymouth student is Minnesota's first $100,000 scholarship winner. The office of Gov. Tim Walz says Kaitlyn Knutson received the good news Tuesday. She... Read more ...

I-TEAM: Sheriff's office admits Walnut Creek Nordstrom theft suspect...

It all started when ABC7 News I-Team called defendant Joshua Underwood, learning that he and his family believed his charges had been dropped. Now the Contra Costa County... Read more ...

Doctors say omicron COVID-19 variant could spread the fastest

Doctors say omicron COVID-19 variant could spread the fastest

Dr. Steven Stites says the new variant may not be as severe as delta. Read more ...

KCPD chief under fire for saying 'bad guy's dead' at fatal police shooting

KCPD chief under fire for saying 'bad guy's dead' at fatal police shooting

Video captured a conversation between Chief Rick Smith and another officer. Read more ...

Minnesota stays unbeaten, tops Pitt in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Minnesota stays unbeaten, tops Pitt in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

John Hugley finished with 25 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Pitt Panthers (2-5). Read more ...

Schuylerville football wide receiver Ryan Dow flourishing in final season

Schuylerville senior wide receiver Ryan Dow leads the state's top-ranked Class C squad against Section IV powerhouse Chenango Forks Friday at the Syracuse Carrier Dome in the... Read more ...