European Medicines Agency Reverses Course on COVID-19 Boosters

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The European Medicines Agency, the EU’s drug regulator, “expressed doubt” on whether a fourth dose of the COVID-19 booster should be administered, according to Reuters.  At a Tuesday press conference, the EMA’s Head of Vaccines Strategy, Marco Cavaleri, “raised concerns that a strategy of giving boosters every four months hypothetically poses the risk of overloading …

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CDC Sharply Lowers Estimate of Omicron Cases in the US

On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced a significant revision to their earlier estimate of the prevalence of Omicron cases in the U.S. The CDC had previously reported that, for the week ended Dec. 18, the Omicron variant accounted for 73.2 percent of new cases. They were now adjusting that figure down to …

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