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FDA likely to approve new COVID-19 booster targeting latest variants

A new bivalent booster that experts say will protect against the two most dominant COVID-19 variants is expected to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The new booster arrives as the country experiences a mini-wave of the illness as well as a bump in hospitalizations and deaths.

Epidemiologist Abdul El-Sayed joins host Robin Young to discuss the significance of the shot.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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