. In Case You Missed It – CDC Signs Off On New COVID-19 Booster Ahead of Fall Booster Campaign « JO LEE MAGAZINE

ABC NEWS – The new booster shots have been updated to target two different COVID strains in one shot — the current omicron subvariants, BA.4 and BA.5, which make up 99% of new cases in the U.S., and the original strain of COVID-19. This is the first time current COVID-19 vaccines have had a major upgrade. In the future, experts expect the vaccines could be updated periodically to match current strains — akin to the way the flu shot is slightly different each year. Walensky urged eligible Americans to get the shot. “The updated COVID-19 boosters are formulated to better protect against the most recently circulating COVID-19 variant. ”

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