STAT March 16, 2023
Helen Branswell

Are you six months out from your Covid-19 bivalent booster and wondering when you’ll be able to get another shot?

If you live in the United Kingdom or Canada, you already have your answer. The Canadian and U.K. governments, acting on recommendations from expert committees, plan to offer spring booster shots for people at highest risk of getting severely sick from Covid.

But in the United States, there’s been radio silence from the Food and Drug Administration on the question of spring boosters, creating frustration among a small but determined group of people who are keen not to have to wait until the autumn to get another dose of Covid vaccine.

“I will tell you that patients message me every...

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