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CDC document offers more evidence that booster shots could help immunocompromised people in the face of Delta

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Elsa Gavina gets the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Lima, Peru on April 26, 2021.
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Delta will make breakthrough cases more common among immunocompromised people, a CDC document says.
The document says mRNA vaccines are far less effective at preventing hospitalizations among people with weakened immune systems.
US regulators may eventually recommend booster shots for immunocompromised people.
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Disease experts have long anticipated that coronavirus vaccines may be less effective for immunocompromised people - but the Delta...
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Gov. Abbott banned COVID-19 vaccine and mask mandates in Texas, despite cases continuing to rise in the state

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In this Wednesday, March 17, 2021, file photo, Texas Gov Greg Abbott speaks during a news conference about migrant children detentions, in Dallas.
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Texas Gov. Abbott signed a new executive order on Friday banning mask mandates and vaccine passports.
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Texas Gov. Abbott signed an executive order on Friday, banning COVID-19 vaccine and mask mandates in Texas, despite cases continuing to rise in the state. The order bans government entities from requiring masks or vaccine documentation for employees and also disallows...
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