CDC chief: We're changing our vaccination language from "fully vaccinated" to "up to date"

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Booster doses of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines significantly reduce hospitalizations from Omicron. CDC director Rochelle Walensky: "If you are eligible for a booster and you haven't gotten it, you're not up to date" "What we really are working to do is pivot the language to make sure everybody is as up-to-date with their COVID-19 vaccines as they personally could be," she says.
4 months ago·Washington, United States

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National Review

CDC Director Says Agency ‘Pivoting Language’ around Who Qualifies as Fully Vaccinated | National Review

The agency will now use ‘up-to-date’ to refer to individuals who have received a booster shot.

4 months ago·United States
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The Blaze

Rochelle Walensky says CDC is 'pivoting' the language of what it means to be fully vaccinated

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said the health agency is pivoting on the CDC's language of what it means to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. "And what we really are working to do is pivot the language to make sure that everybody is as up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines as they personally could be, should be, based on when they got their last vaccine," Walensky said during Friday's press br…

4 months ago·United States
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Politico

Walensky: CDC to ‘pivot’ fully vaccinated definition

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Axios

Walensky: CDC language "pivoting" on "fully vaccinated"

People will now need to be "up to date" on their vaccinations, CDC director Rochelle Walensky said Friday.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Hot Air

CDC chief: We're changing our vaccination language from "fully vaccinated" to "up to date"

An uncharacteristically simple rule from the agency: If you’ve had the first two shots, you’re up to date if you’re not yet eligible for the booster and not up to date if you are....

4 months ago·Arlington, United States
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Townhall

CDC Director 'Pivots the Language' on What It Means to be Fully Vaccinated

During a press briefing Friday afternoon, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky announced the definition of fully vaccinated has changed and that the agency is "pivoting" its language on how it approaches

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