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Thu Oct 21, 2021, 02:21 PM

Booster eligibility: more than you might think. [View all]

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With more people becoming eligible for boosters I checked out the list of health conditions that put you at higher risk for severe covid. It's a list of about 12 conditions. They include mood disorders, including depression, and not just obesity, but simply being overweight is on the list. That has to cover a bunch of people:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/people-with-medical-conditions.html

For the Pfizer booster and I assume for the ones about to be approved the CDC lists three groups at increased risk of severe covid (nowhere do they seem to use the phrase 'high risk'): Those over 65 and those 50-64 who have the medical conditions listed should get a booster. Those 18-49 who have the listed medical conditions may get the booster after making an individual assessment of the risks and benefits.
You kind of need a doctor and a lawyer to figure this all out.

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