The new emphasis would be similar to flu shots, according to White House officials on Tuesday.
“It is becoming increasingly clear that, looking forward with the COVID-19 pandemic, in the absence of a dramatically different variant, we likely are moving towards a path with a vaccination cadence similar to that of the annual influenza vaccine, with annual, updated COVID-19 shots matched to the currently circulating strains for most of the population,” Dr. Anthony Fauci said during the White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials press briefing on Tuesday.
Fauci noted that some individuals might need more frequent shots.
“Some — particularly vulnerable groups — may continue to need more frequent vaccination against COVID-19,” he added. – READ MORE