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Medical Expert Says J and J Vaxxers Should Get Booster Shot of Moderna or Pfizer

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So, we've all probably wondered... Is it okay to mix and match COVID-19 vaccines?

And that answer is: yes! That's according to University of California San Francisco professor and infectious disease specialist, Dr. Monica Gandhi and both the Federal Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is especially true for those who received the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. The J&J jab has been shown to be less effective than the mRNA vaccines of Moderna and Pfizer. 

KSFR sat down with Dr. Monica Gandhi to get more specifics for next steps and why she recommends J and J'ers get a Moderna or Pfizer booster shot in the wake of recent clinical trials. 

Mary Lou Cooper reports on consumer issues for KSFR as well as on politics and elder affairs. She has worked for the U.S. Congress as well as for the Nevada and Tennessee legislatures, and remains a political junkie. She worked many years for an association of Western state legislatures and was a contributor to “Capitol Ideas,” a national magazine about state government. In 2016 Cooper received a public service award from the New Mexico Broadcasting Association for her KSFR story on Internet romance scams. She has received journalism awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and from the National Federation of Press Women. She grew up in Oak Ridge, TN and received her BA from Emory University in Atlanta and her MA from the University of Texas Austin. She also holds fiction and screenwriting certificates from the University of Washington.
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