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White House: CDC committee will meet next week on COVID-19 boosters

FILE PHOTO: COVID-19 Vaccination of patients at their homes in Cologne

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices will meet next week to discuss COVID-19 booster shots, the White House said on Wednesday.

The CDC committee meeting will follow a separate meeting of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee this Friday and will consider for whom the use of a booster shot for the vaccine made by Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE is appropriate.

(Reporting by Trevor Hunnicutt and Jeff Mason; Editing by Caroline Humer and Chris Reese)

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