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Don’t Call Them Booster Shots

The Covid-19 vaccines work. So why are we planning to give fully vaccinated people a third dose?

Third doses of the mRNA Covid-19 vaccines are on their way.

Israel has already been vaccinating people with third doses for almost a month, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized a third dose for immunocompromised…




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James Surowiecki

James Surowiecki

I’m the author of The Wisdom of Crowds. I’ve been a business columnist for Slate and The New Yorker and written for a wide range of other publications.

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