COVID-19 Boosters, Flu Season, and the Future of the Pandemic

In an interview with Pharmacy Times®, Sachin Nagrani, MD, medical director at the home visit and telemedicine service Heal, discusses the Biden administration's announcement that booster shots will soon be available for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, and what this would mean for patients and practitioners.

Pharmacy Times interviewed Sachin Nagrani, MD, on the Biden administration's announcement that booster shots will soon be available for the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines.

In this discussion, Nagrani describes what makes booster shots so crucial, as well as whether or not there is cause for concern around the interactions between COVID-19 vaccines and influenza vaccines. He also provides his opinion on what the future of this virus might look like, whether COVID-19 vaccination may become a yearly necessity, and what pharmacists should do to prepare for the upcoming winter.