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Virtually All Adults Now Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Shot

New Yorkers receive COVID-19 vaccines at New York State Vaccination Site at Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem (Governor’s Office via Flickr)

Nov. 15, 2021 By Christian Murray

Most New York City adults will now be able to receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot.

NYC Health Commissioner Dave Chokshi issued an advisory Monday that allows residents 18 years and older to get a booster shot, as long as it has been at least six months since they received a Moderna or Pfizer dose.

The requirement is just two months for those who received the Johnson & Johnson dose.

To date, the booster has largely been restricted to people 65 years and older as well as New Yorkers with underlying health conditions. Approximately 630,000 residents have already received a booster shot.

“There should be no barriers to accessing a booster shot, provided that someone is an adult, meaning 18 or older,” Chokshi said. “We don’t want anyone turned away from a booster dose.”

With an uptick in COVID-19 across the U.S. and Europe, Mitchell Katz, president and CEO of New York City Health + Hospitals, said expanding eligibility for boosters can help the city avoid another wave.

“I view all New Yorkers, because of the density of our city, of being at higher risk,” he said. “And I think this …. will get us further and help us prevent a similar situation as what is occurring in Germany.”

Officials say that the booster will add another layer of protection in time for winter.

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how bout shot number one???

cases climbing again, focus on shot number one for unvaccinated, more important. Like giving 4th beer to a drunk, waste of a shot.

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Dr. Who

This is not a vaccine. This is technically a DNA and mRNA therapeutic. We do not know the effects of this as we’re living through a real time mass experiment. Could be nothing or something serious in 10, 20, 30 years. The CHOICE is yours.

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There is stupid then there is Fox Stupid

Dr. – Do you know the long term effects of Covid 19? We already know kidney damage, lung devastation, long term brain fog and inability to focus, hair fall out and loss of smell and death(725K and climbing in US alone)We knew this in COVID-19’s first year of circulating through the community. The MRNA DNA inoculations have been around over a year already. Take your pick.

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Dr. Who

Tell me why the FDA wants to keep the notes from the Pfizer licensing under lock ? for 55 years? Ask your self what is the FDA hiding? You won’t read the truth in the NY Times or WaPo.

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Dr. Duh-durr

Like when some woman and some man decided to do an experiment with DNA during and the result was you?

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