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Are you recommending getting a third COVID vaccine shot as soon as one can, or waiting eight-months after the second shot (CDC guidelines)?

Ask the Doctor Question:

Are you recommending getting a third COVID vaccine shot as soon as one can, or waiting eight-months after the second shot (CDC guidelines)? Thanks in advance for your response.

Answer: At this time, CLL Society is encouraging all chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients who received the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines to promptly arrange for a booster unless otherwise directed by their healthcare team.

We would encourage you to take a look at a couple of the articles we just wrote on this very subject. There is an official statement on the COVID-19 boosters for CLL patients, as well as answers to some of the most common questions we have been receiving in a question‑and‑answer document. Here are the links for both of those articles: