Major pharmacies across the nation are confident they can administer and "accelerate access" to COVID-19 booster shots after they receive further guidance from federal health officials.
A plan outlined by the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other top authorities calls for an extra dose eight months after people get their second shot of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. The doses could begin the week of Sept. 20.
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A CVS spokesperson told FOX Business it is "fully prepared to play a leading role in providing booster shots" once it gets guidance from the regulatory agencies.
CVS has already administered over 30 million COVID-19 vaccines nationwide "and immediately began offering third doses to immunocompromised individuals when authorized to do so," the spokesperson added.