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U.S. Regulators Approve COVID Boosters For All Adults as Officials Warn of Possible Winter Surge

HeadlineNov 22, 2021

The FDA and the CDC approved COVID-19 booster shots for all adults Friday. Health officials are urging US residents to get a booster, or to get their first vaccines if they haven’t already, in order to curb another winter surge as the holiday travel rush is expected to approach pre-pandemic levels. Cases have gone up nearly 30 percent over the last two weeks. Recorded U.S. COVID deaths in 2021 have now surpassed 2020 deaths, despite the wide availability of vaccines.

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