Sandra Fryhofer, MD, discusses updated booster recs for teens and more

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AMA CXO Todd Unger discusses news from the recent meeting of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, or ACIP, with Sandra Fryhofer, MD, AMA’s liaison to ACIP, and a member of ACIP’s COVID-19 Vaccine Workgroup. Updates include new COVID booster recommendations for teens, a shorter booster interval after a Pfizer vaccine series, new additional dose recommendations for immunocompromised children, and what you need to know about Pfizer’s new COVID vaccine formulation for adults. Also reviewing new data about preventing MIS-C (multisystem inflammatory syndrome) in children, as well as recent decision memos from the CDC director.

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