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CDC Director: We May Need to Update Our Definition of What It Means to Be Fully Vaccinated

Yesterday, in a press conference, the director of the CDC warned that they may have to “update” the definition of “fully vaccinated”.

At the virtual presser accompanying the approval of “mix-and-match” booster jabsDr Rochelle Walensky told reporters that:

We will continue to look at this. We may need to update our definition of ‘fully vaccinated’ in the future,

The “updated” definition would potentially mean only people who have had the third “booster” shot would be considered “fully vaccinated”, while people who have had the two original shots are no longer “fully vaccinated”.

Whilst the warning might just be a ploy to scare people into getting their “booster” without forcing them to, it should be noted a revised definition of “fully vaccinated” has already been adopted in other countries.

For example, it is already policy in Israel where, in early September they “updated what it means to be vaccinated,”. You now need a third shot, or else you are no longer considered vaccinated.