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You're Fully Vaccinated! But Do You Need A Booster Shot?

While many people are still waiting to be fully vaccinated, medical experts are now thinking about booster shots.
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While many people are still waiting to be fully vaccinated, medical experts are now thinking about booster shots.

Updated May 13, 2021 at 5:34 PM ET

It's been six months since the first COVID-19 vaccine was administered in the U.S. and now almost 40% of the country's population is fully vaccinated.

After more than a year of lockdown measures and quarantines, people are ready to get back to some sense of normal. With their vaccination cards in hand, they're ready to start traveling, go on vacations and see friends and family.

But how long that normalcy will be sustained depends on how long the vaccines offer protection from the coronavirus, and if people will need to receive booster shots in the future.

NPR's All Things Considered wants to know what questions you have about getting a booster shot.

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