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More people are getting Covid-19 vaccine boosters than getting their first shots, CDC data shows

CNN, Oct. 7, 2021

October 7, 2021

More people are getting Covid-19 vaccine boosters than getting their first shots, CDC data shows

Mark Warschauer, a professor of education at the University of California, Irvine, was “tremendously excited” about the authorization of Covid-19 vaccines, and happy when he became eligible to get his first doses. And he was at the front of the line to get a booster, too. “We were very concerned about Covid,” he told CNN. “I’m not elderly, but at the age of 67 I knew there was a substantial risk of hospitalization and even death from Covid. So I got my vaccine at the earliest possible date.” Warschauer is leading a trend.