Author

Glenn Rapsinski

Glenn Rapsinski

Dr. Glenn J. Rapsinski, M.D., Ph.D., is a Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellow at University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences. His doctoral research examined the development of and immune responses to extracellular components of biofilms formed by Salmonella typhimurium. He completed residency at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh prior to starting the Infectious Disease fellowship. His primary research interest is bacterial respiratory tract infections. He is a member of the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Pediatric Scientist and is grant-funded member of the Association of Pediatric Department Chair's Pediatric Scientist Development program.

COMMENTARY

An infectious disease expert explains new federal rules on vaccine booster shots

By: - October 30, 2021

Many Americans now have the green light to get a COVID-19 vaccine booster – and the flexibility to receive a different brand than the original vaccine they received. On the heels of the Food and Drug Administration’s Sept. 22, 2021, emergency use authorization of a third dose – or “booster shot” – of the Pfizer-BioNtech […]