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Pioneering RNA vaccines could tackle all future virus mutations, eliminate need for booster doses

This method addresses the challenge of viral mutation by targeting thousands of sections of the vir…

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US and Israeli weapons able to kill missiles in outer space were used to stop an Iranian attack. Those intercepts are tough shots.

There's video from the attack showing what is thought to be an exo-atmospheric kill, though it's un…

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5 people who got COVID boosters and flu shots at the same time share their side effects

Some people are combining a COVID booster with this year's flu shot. It's safe to get both at the s…

Andrea Michelson   


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The side effects to expect after getting an Omicron booster — and what happens if you get a flu shot at the same time

It is safe to get the updated COVID-19 booster and your annual flu shot at the same visit, but you …

Andrea Michelson   


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Moderna began a clinical trial testing an Omicron-specific vaccine booster shot in adults

Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel previously projected the Omicron-specific vaccine booster to be availab…

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Florida scientists are giving coral IVF treatments to help bolster dying reef

Coral reefs are experiencing mass bleaching and die-off events. Scientists are now looking for ways…

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SpaceX's Starship rocket exploded again. Elon Musk's Mars dreams remain grounded, for now.

SpaceX's Starship-Super Heavy is the world's most powerful rocket. So far that hasn't gotten it to …

Marianne Guenot,Morgan McFall-Johnsen,Jenny McGrath   


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The 5 most common booster-shot side effects, according to 11,290 people in the US who've gotten boosters

In general, third shots don't have as many side effects as second shots do, but be prepared to take…

Hilary Brueck   


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Pfizer says 3 of its shots work against Omicron, citing lab tests, but that 2 appear less effective

Pfizer and BioNTech observed a 25-fold reduction in neutralizing antibodies after two doses of vacc…

Sinéad Baker   


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The CDC recommends a booster shot for 5-11s as new Omicron subvariants emerge

Most kids haven't even had their first COVID-19 shot yet. Public health experts are concerned they'…

Hilary Brueck   


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How to choose which booster shot is right for you, between Pfizer and Moderna

Some early studies suggest that Moderna's vaccine is slightly stronger than Pfizer's. Moderna's als…

Hilary Brueck   


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CDC strengthens its stance on boosters, saying everyone should get an extra shot to protect against the Omicron variant

The CDC said everyone ages 18 and older should get a vaccine booster — a stronger message than befo…

Andrea Michelson   


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Booster shots important says new study as Covid vaccine protection is short-lived

"The mRNA vaccines produce the highest levels of antibody response and in our analysis confer more…

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1 chart shows how quickly a booster shot can improve immunity, with some extra protection in just a few days

Pfizer boosted more than 4,600 fully vaccinated people and found that their protection against symp…

Hilary Brueck   


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Moderna president says 4th COVID-19 shot is probably only necessary for older and immunocompromised people

Young, healthy people may choose not to get boosted if they're not concerned about infection or mil…

Aria Bendix   


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CDC approves boosters for all vaccinated adults — and says it should be a priority for over-50s

Studies suggest booster shots send the immune response soaring to new heights, making it even less …

Hilary Brueck   


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Dr. Fauci says 'a booster isn't a luxury' — think of it as the final step in your COVID-19 vaccine regimen

"A booster isn't a luxury, a booster isn't an add on, and a booster is part of what the original re…

Hilary Brueck   


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Dr. Fauci: Stop 'overthinking' boosters — giving every adult an extra shot will keep people out of hospital

Dr. Fauci says he wants to be "crystal clear that if you have been vaccinated, go get boosted," hop…

Hilary Brueck   


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A top emergency care doctor explains why she's not boosted - but she's making sure her mom gets a third shot before the holidays

Dr. Celine Gounder, an infectious disease doctor who is not boosted, is recommending that her mothe…

Hilary Brueck   


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New York City and 3 states offer COVID-19 booster shots to all adults, bypassing CDC guidance

California, Colorado, New Mexico, and New York City are telling healthcare providers to give COVID-…

Aria Bendix