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What you need to know about covid boosters and the latest research

By Carolyn Y. Johnson

27 Oct 2022 · 4 min read

Editor's Note

Thinking of getting your Covid booster this winter? Here is everything you need to know about the new booster shots.

Two new studies suggest that rebooted coronavirus booster shots that were updated to match two omicron subvariants are not superior to the old boosters.

The new bivalent booster shots were rolled out in September, designed to better match the current phase of the pandemic by incorporating components from the original version of the virus and the BA.4 and BA.5 omicron subvariants.

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