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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is updating its recommendation for when many people can receive a booster shot, shortening the interval from 6 months to 5 months for people who received the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine.  In a media release...
Aupito Su'a William Sio
Auckland, NEW ZEALAND — The Minister for Pacific Peoples is encouraging anyone who has had their second Covid-19 dose for six months, to book in a booster shot. Aupito Su'a William Sio said while community teams have had a massive year, 2022 will be a challenge too. Aupito said the Government is...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention strengthened its recommendation on booster doses yesterday for individuals who are 18 years and older. Everyone ages 18 and older should get a booster shot either when 6 months after their initial Pfizer or Moderna series or...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In its latest health advisory, the Health Department announced that the COVID-19 booster doses “are now available” for individuals who have completed the second dose of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines and the single dose of the Janssen vaccine. DoH noted that the booster...
Dr. Aifili John Tufa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — After consultation with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local physicians, the Health Department has made a change in the test samples from the local imported COVID-19 cases to be sent to CDC to test for the type of variant. This was revealed...