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Biden Weighs Speeding Up Booster-Shot Timeline by 3 Months

  • He says booster shots may be given as soon as five months
  • Spokeswoman later says nothing has changed in booster timeline
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President Joe Biden said his administration is considering whether to start booster shots of the coronavirus vaccine as soon as 5 months after people receive a second dose, a move that would accelerate U.S. plans by three months.

Soon after Biden made the comments -- at an Oval Office meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Friday -- his spokeswoman said there had been no change in the plan to administer boosters after eight months.