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WASHINGTON — The CDC is now recommending that adults with compromised immune systems receive a booster shot of a coronavirus vaccine.

Compromised adults who can receive a booster include HIV and cancer patients.

The unanimous vote from the CDC’s advisory panel came less than 24-hours after the FDA amended the emergency use authorization for Pfizer’s and Moderna’s vaccines.

The recommendation will head to CDC Director Rochelle Walensky’s desk, who must sign off on the committee’s decision before physicians can start giving patients the extra dose.