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Tweaked COVID Boosters Close But How Much Will They Help?

COVID-19 vaccines tweaked to better match today’s omicron threat are expected to roll out in a few weeks but still up in the air is how much benefit the booster shots will offer, who should get one — and how soon.

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Booster Now Or Wait? Riding Out Covid’s Next Wave

Gwyneth Paige didn’t want to get vaccinated against covid-19 at first. With her health issues she wanted to see how other people fared after the shots.

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CDC Panel Recommends Older Adults Get Souped-Up Flu Vaccines

Americans 65 and older should get newer, souped-up flu vaccines because regular shots don’t provide them enough protection, a federal advisory panel said Wednesday.

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COVID Booster Effectiveness Wanes But Remains Strong

An early look at the performance of COVID-19 booster shots during the recent omicron wave in the U.S. hinted at a decline in effectiveness, though the shots still offered strong protection against severe illness. 

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Sun, Sand, Shots: Caribbean Seeks Vaccines To Revive Economy

The Caribbean is hunting for visitors and vaccines to jump-start the stalled economy in one of the world’s most tourism-dependent regions.

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Why Are So Many Vaccinated People Getting COVID-19 Lately?

A couple of factors are at play, starting with the emergence of the highly contagious omicron variant. Omicron is more likely to infect people, even if it doesn’t make them very sick, and its surge coincided with the holiday travel season in many places.

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