Fauci: COVID-19 vaccine likely to require annual booster shot

Dr. Anthony Fauci urged Americans to get the latest COVID-19 booster shot, while disclosing that the vaccine will likely require an annual shot like the flu vaccine.

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ANTHONY FAUCI: It is becoming increasingly clear that looking forward with the COVID-19 pandemic, in the absence of a dramatically different variant, we likely are moving towards a path with a vaccination cadence similar to that of the annual influenza vaccine with annual updated COVID-19 shots matched to the currently circulating strains for most of the population. Some particularly vulnerable groups may continue to need more frequent vaccination against COVID-19.