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Britain Expands COVID-19 Booster Availability to Ages 40-49

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The British government Monday announced Monday an expansion of the nation’s COVID-19 booster shot program to people ages 40 and up, to fight off a potential winter surge of the deadly disease.

Until now, only British residents ages 50 and up, those clinically vulnerable because of underlying conditions, and frontline health workers were eligible for booster shots. But at a news briefing in London, the chairman of

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Fauci Reveals Plan to Prepare Americans for Omicron

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White House coronavirus adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci has described the Omicron variant of Covid-19 as a ?clarion call? to get people vaccinated. This is amid fears that the new variant may prove resistant to existing jabs.

In the weeks since it was first discovered in Botswana, the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has rapidly become the dominant strain of the virus in South Africa, and cases have been di

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Britain Detects Two Cases of Omicron Coronavirus Variant

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Two linked cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant have been detected in Britain connected to travel to southern Africa, health minister Sajid Javid said Saturday.

Omicron, dubbed a ‘variant of concern’ Friday by the World Health Organization, is potentially more contagious than previous variants of the disease, although experts do not know yet if it will cause more or less severe COVID-19 compared to other

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EMA Endorses COVID-19 Vaccine Comirnaty for Children Aged 5 to 11

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Study showed that the vaccine was 90.7 percent effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19. The EMA concluded that the benefits of Comirnaty in children aged 5 to 11 outweigh the risks, particularly in those with conditions that

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