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With Boosters, What's The Definition Of Fully Vaccinated?

Joe Gastaldo, MD is explaining what defines being fully vaccinated.

We’re all used to the term “fully vaccinated.” The CDC recently announced that the definition of fully vaccinated is completely unchanged in the setting of a booster dose or a third dose.

Dr. Gastaldo uses himself as an example. He was vaccinated in December 2020 – he received two doses of the Pfizer vaccine. He is fully vaccinated with or without receiving a booster dose.

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