Kansas City COVID Booster Shots Begin

Alternative post title . . .


Here's the MSM bright side . . .

"First responders and health care workers, workers at nursing homes and at other settings where there is potential risk for COVID," said Dr. Sarah Boyd, of Saint Luke's Health System.

Eligibility is pretty broad and people with the Johnson & Johnson, also known as Janssen, vaccine can get a booster at two months from their shot. Many scientists believe a booster shot is needed several months after the first shot because the first round of vaccination seems to wear off after a while.

At a Hy-Vee store in Prairie Village, they had over 100 people coming in to get booster shots.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news links . . . 

Some Kansas Citians line up Friday for COVID-19 booster shots

With the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's approval of booster shots for many Americans, there were lines again Friday to get a shot.The CDC says you can mix and match, which means it's safe if you got one vaccine brand when first vaccinated, and get a booster shot with

KC-area doctors say mixing, matching booster shots might broaden COVID protection

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved mixing and matching COVID-19 booster shots on Wednesday afternoon. Regulators said fully vaccinated individuals can receive booster shots that are different from their initial two COVID-19 vaccine doses. The FDA also approved both the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson boosters Wednesday, marking a big step toward expanding the U.S.

If You Have A Mood Disorder, You May Now Be Eligible For A COVID Booster

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has included some mood disorders on its list of underlying conditions that can increase a person's risk of becoming severely ill if they are infected with COVID-19. Depression and schizophrenia spectrum disorders are now among the health conditions that appear on the CDC's list of factors that qualify someone for a booster dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

Explainer: Americans wonder: Which COVID-19 booster is best?

Americans this week were handed a big decision when it comes to getting a COVID-19 vaccine booster. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday said individuals who qualify could choose a different vaccine from the one they received for their initial inoculation.

CDC director: U.S. may change definition of "fully vaccinated" as boosters roll out

Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Friday the U.S. "may need to update" its definition for what it means to have full vaccination against COVID. The big picture: The CDC and the FDA have officially approved boosters with every authorized vaccine in the U.S.

Developing . . .