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UK battles Omicron ‘tidal wave’ with booster jabs as infections double every two to three days

The United Kingdom increased its Covid-19 alert level on Sunday and is once again accelerating its rollout of booster jabs in an effort to respond to the new wave of cases. But Health Secretary...

Fauci says booster shots likely give cross protection against ‘wide range’ of Covid variants

Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks about the Omicron coronavirus variant during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2021. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters White House chief medical advisor Dr. Anthony...

FDA clears Moderna’s and Pfizer’s Covid vaccine booster shots for all U.S. adults

Liesl Eibschutz, a medical student from Dartmouth University, loads a syringe with Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine before giving it to people on the first day that people ages 16 and up can receive the vaccine...

Western states expand COVID-19 booster access

California is among three U.S. states now allowing coronavirus booster shots for all adults even though federal health officials recommend limiting doses to those considered most at risk. The nation’s most populous state, along...

Fauci says eligible Americans should ‘by all means’ get their Covid booster shots

White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci is calling on eligible Americans to get their Covid-19 booster shots as the holiday season approaches and cases rise nationwide, driven by upticks in the Midwest...

UK extends Covid booster vaccines to the over-40s

Caroline Nicolls receives an injection of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine administered by nurse Amy Nash at the Madejski Stadium in Reading, England, on April 13, 2021. Steve Parsons | AFP | Getty Images LONDON...

COVID-19 booster shots use the same recipe as the vaccines

Are COVID-19 boosters the same as the original vaccines?  Yes, COVID-19 boosters use the same recipe as the original shots, despite the emergence of the more contagious delta variant. The vaccines weren’t tweaked to...

COVID-19 booster shots use the same recipe as the vaccines

Are COVID-19 boosters the same as the original vaccines?  Yes, COVID-19 boosters use the same recipe as the original shots, despite the emergence of the more contagious delta variant. The vaccines weren’t tweaked to...