Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, says that the White House always said that the general public receiving booster shots was contingent on the FDA’s decision.
What the FDA did approve was the booster shot to be given to anyone over the age of 65 or anyone who is high risk.
The decision made was based on there not being enough data to show that original vaccinations were waning among generally healthy young people.
Experts fear that young people seeing the back and forth on whether they should or should not be able to get the booster shot could cause confusion.
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