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An expert committee that advises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on vaccines voted unanimously to recommend Covid-19 booster-shot eligibility be thrown open to all adults 18 and older, STAT informs us. The group also voted to lower the age for adults who should be urged to get a booster. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky quickly signed off on the changes.

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