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Covid Vaccine Will Become Fall Ritual, Like Flu Shot, Biden Says

Sept. 6, 2022, 11:35 PM

Covid-19 vaccines will largely become an annual vaccination akin to the flu shot, President Joe Biden said Tuesday as his administration urged Americans to seek out newly authorized booster shots tailored to fight the omicron subvariants that are now dominant.

“As the virus continues to change, we will now be able to update our vaccines annually to target the dominant variant,” Biden said in a statement. “Just like your annual flu shot, you should get it sometime between Labor Day and Halloween.”

Health officials held a briefing Tuesday after regulators cleared the new generation of coronavirus inoculations and threw open ...