CDC Urges COVID-19 Boosters as Winter Approaches
October 31, 2022
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services held a press briefing on Oct. 27 to discuss the latest COVID-19 information and share the Biden administration’s effort to encourage vaccination boosters.
Speakers included Dr. Cameron Webb, the Senior Advisor to the White House COVID-19 Response Team; Dr. Vivek Murthy, U.S. Surgeon General; and Dr. José Romero, the Director of National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Murthy said that it’s an important moment to spread vaccine awareness as we head into the winter, to avoid potentially life-threatening illness.