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US health officials recommend COVID booster shots for all Americans

People receive their COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center in Modiin on August 15, 2021. (Yossi Aloni/Flash90)
People receive their COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center in Modiin on August 15, 2021. (Yossi Aloni/Flash90)

US health officials recommend COVID-19 booster shots for all Americans to boost their defenses amid the Delta variant.

The third doses are expected to become available starting September 20.

Israel began offering third doses to those 60 and up on August 1, then expanded availability to those 50 and up. The Health Ministry is slated to discuss expanding it to those 40 and up during a meeting tomorrow.

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