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COVID-19 vaccinations are at a critical juncture as companies test whether new approaches like combination shots or nasal drops can keep up with a mutating coronavirus — even though it’s not clear if changes are needed.
By Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
U.S. officials have been laying the groundwork to deliver additional booster doses to shore up the vaccines' protection against serious disease and death from COVID-19. The White House has been sounding the alarm that it needs Congress to “urgently” approve…
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
An expert group convened by the World Health Organization said it “strongly supports urgent and broad access” to coronavirus vaccines, including booster doses.
By Associated Press
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released three studies Friday that found available vaccines are less effective against omicron than they were against earlier versions of the coronavirus but concluded a booster can significantly improve protection.
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
By Lauran Neergaard, Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
Federal health officials say millions more Americans can get a COVID-19 booster and choose a different vaccine for that next shot.
By Matthew Perrone, Lauran Neerguard, Associated Press
After the FDA advisers give their recommendation, the agency itself will make an official decision on whether to authorize boosters. Then next week, a panel convened by the CDC will offer more specifics on who should get them.
Health experts are worried Americans might have vaccination fatigue, but they still want you to get your flu shot.
A key advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration overwhelmingly rejected vaccine boosters for the general U.S. population for now, but it voted unanimously in favor of giving boosters to those 65 and older as well as high risk…
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