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The CDC has actually upgraded its guidance on for how long people can wait in between the very first and 2nd doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines.
If the 2nd dosage can’t be scheduled in the suggested timeframe– 21 days after the first dose for Pfizer and 28 days for Moderna– individuals can wait approximately 6 weeks, the CDC stated in an update released Thursday.
” The 2nd dosage should be administered as close to the suggested interval as possible,” the CDC said. “However, if it is not possible to follow the advised period, the second dosage of Pf