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Immunocompromised people may need fourth dose, according to the CDC

(KYMA, KECY) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now says certain people who are immunocompromised may need a fourth MRNA COVID-19 shot.

Those people can get that fourth shot at least 6 months after getting their third shot.

The MRNA vaccines available in the U.S. are the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.

Research showed that a booster dose enhanced the antibody response to the vaccine in certain immunocompromised people.

This comes after the CDC authorized a third dose for certain immunocompromised people 18 and older in August.

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April Hettinger

April was born and raised in San Diego where she loved the beach town and her two dogs, Lexi and Malibu. She decided to trade the beach for the snow and advanced her education at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.

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