Biden officials also reviewing additional measures, including self-quarantine for seven days, and retesting after arrival.
Federal officials simplify policy to bolster protection against covid-19 — and catch up with unilateral moves by states
Experts say their messaging strategy has changed, with greater reliance on the voices of real people describing their experiences with covid
Efforts to administer the vaccines are expected to be up and fully running by Monday.
Naturally acquired immunity is at the center of a political fight over President Biden’s vaccine mandates.
Agency director is expected to sign off later Thursday, allowing providers to give boosters of all three vaccines to eligible Americans.
Kickoff could begin in early November. Some warn administering vaccines to young children poses unique challenges.
Once the CDC director acts, shots are expected to be available immediately at locations where the Pfizer vaccine is already being administered, including pharmacies, clinics and some doctor’s offices.
In an announcement last month, President Biden and top health advisers set the week of Sept. 20 as the start for a booster rollout.
An 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 l…