COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters: Dr. Bill Morice
Answers from the Lab
William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update. In this episode, Dr. Morice and Bobbi Pritt, M.D., explain COVID-19 vaccine boosters: what they are, how they work, and why they may be helpful in fighting the global pandemic.
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Note: Boosters may be considered for all Americans in the future. At this time, the recommended vaccination schedule for most Americans remains one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, and two doses of Moderna and Pfizer. The CDC recommends three doses of Moderna and Pfizer for immunocompromised patients.
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