On April 19, the CDC updated its COVID-19 vaccine recommendations, aiming to simplify guidance following FDA regulatory action and a CDC advisory committee meeting. The recommendations allow adults 65 and older and immunocompromised people to get an additional updated (bivalent) vaccine dose. The CDC also updated its guidance to no longer recommend the use of the original (monovalent) COVID-19 mRNA vaccines.
We’ve updated our Answers to Tough Questions to reflect the latest COVID-19 vaccine guidance and help you answer questions on these changes in your community. Based on the latest recommendations, here’s a breakdown of what has and has not changed:
What has changed:
What has not changed:
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