Should You Get Another (Second) Booster Shot?

Sacramento County COVID case rate data, April 2020-March 30, 2022 (source)

By Amy Rogers, MD, PhD

The US Food and Drug Administration has “authorized” second COVID-19 boosters for people 50 years and older. ( STAT News) For most vaccinated Americans, a second booster would be a fourth dose of COVID vaccine.

Should you get the shot?

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Dr. Amy Rogers

Dr. Amy Rogers

Amy Rogers, MD, PhD, is a Harvard-educated scientist, novelist, journalist, and educator. She blogs about coronavirus at AmyRogers.com