BY ALEXANDER TIN AUGUST 25, 2023 / 2:18 PM / CBS NEWS
Despite signs of a weekslong increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are now warning most vaccinated Americans against seeking out getting another booster this month.
New vaccines redesigned to broaden immunity for currently circulating variants are on the way next month, officials say. Getting a shot now could mean you won’t be eligible for one of those updated boosters after they are rolled out in mid-September, at a time when COVID-19 rates are projected to be even higher.
That means that, except for still unvaccinated Americans or those who are older or at higher risk of severe disease, it might now be better to wait for the updated shots.
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