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FDA-Approved COVID-19 Vaccines, Boosters for Arkansans Explained

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Jennifer Dillaha, MD, is Medical Director for Immunization/Outbreak Response at the Arkansas Department of Health.

This week FDA gave full approval to the Pfizer and BioNtech’s COVID-19 vaccine, previously authorized only for emergency use.  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has also announced plans to provide COVID-19 booster shots to maintain immunity. Dr. Jennifer Dillaha, chief medical office and medical director for immunizations and outbreak response at the Arkansas Department of Health explains. 

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