CDC panel weighs whether to recommend boosters for immunocompromised An advisory panel for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) weighed whether to recommend booster COVID-19 vaccines to people who are immunocompromised during a Thursday meeting. CDC advisers to consider coronavirus booster shots for immunocompromised patientsAn advisory panel next week plans to focus on the 2 to 4 percent of U.S. adults who have suppressed immunity, a population that includes organ transplant recipients, people on cancer treatments and people living with rheumatologic conditions, HIV and leuk Pfizer sparks thorny debate over COVID-19 booster shotsA divide between Pfizer and the Biden administration over the need for a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is sparking a debate over booster shots, with a minefield of complications. Biden officials say booster shot not currently needed following Pfizer meetingPfizer officials briefed U.S. Israel starts administering third Pfizer dose to people with weak immune systemsIsrael on Monday started administering third Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine shots to people with weak immune systems. Pfizer pushes for boosters as health experts say they’re unneeded, unethical"What part of 'this is a global crisis' are we not getting?" CDC advisory panel to consider third COVID-19 shot for immunocompromisedThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s vaccine advisory panel will consider a third COVID-19 shot for immunocompromised individuals. With the Delta Variant, Do I Need a Covid Booster Shot?Although studies of a third dose are underway, experts agree that the vaccines are still working well, even against the Delta variant, and that booster shots are not necessary right now.