Many Americans Ignore Covid Boosters as Winter, Variants Loom

October 17, 2022

(Wall Street Journal) – Health authorities have said they are counting on the new Omicron-targeting boosters to protect people during the cold-weather months from hospitalizations and deaths. Yet 7.6 million people in the U.S. got the shots in the four weeks after they were cleared for use, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. By contrast, 13 million people got at least one dose during the first month of the U.S. Covid-19 vaccination program after authorizations in December 2021, though supplies were limited, according to the CDC. (Read More)