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Was the CDC director right when she expanded scope of COVID-19 booster vaccine effort?

The director of the CDC, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, has approved COVID-19 booster shots for those over 65 and for nursing home residents and those ages 50 to 64 who have risky underlying health problems, as recommended by a panel of health advisers. The director also overruled the panel of experts, who recommended not giving the booster to people age 18-64 who are health care workers or have jobs that put them at risk due to increased exposure to the virus. What do you think? Should Walensky have expanded the scope of the booster vaccine eligibility?

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Sept. 23

Elkhart County

Level: Orange

Positive cases — 33,803, up 152

Deaths — 491, up 0

Unique individuals tested — 128,923, up 401

Total tests — 370,351, up 1,466

7-day positivity rate, all — 12.9%

Fully vaccinated — 77,318

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