CDC panel votes to expand COVID-19 booster eligibility

The advisory panel made the decision to expand eligibility for ages 18 and up on Friday.

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Centers for Disease Control advisory panel voted to expand COVID-19 vaccine booster dose eligibility to all adults.

The advisory panel made the decision to expand the eligibility of the Moderna and Pfizer booster shots for ages 18 and up on Friday.

The panel voted unanimously to expand the eligibility of the booster shots. U.S. regulators voted Friday morning to expand COVID boosters to all adults.

The director of the CDC still needs to agree with the panels’ decision before the booster vaccine is available for all adults.

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