Variations in COVID-19 booster dose absorption

About the study: In this study of 135,000 adults, less than half (48.5%) of people who had been fully vaccinated nationwide received a booster dose. Marked variations were observed across geographic locations, occupation types and other socio-demographic characteristics. Targeted efforts in populations with low coverage rates may be needed to improve booster vaccination coverage.

Authors: Israel T. Agaku DMD, MPH, MBA, Ph.D., of NYC Health + Hospitals in New York, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.27680)

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