The new U.S. COVID-19 booster campaign needs a dose of clarity about its goals and limitations.

The latest “bivalent” vaccine — retooled to protect against the currently circulating BA.5 variant — will benefit some more than others. The oldest and most vulnerable citizens are likely to benefit most. Public health officials should aim to protect them through a targeted messaging campaign convincing them to get the shot. Younger people should only be encouraged to get it if they’re more than six months out from their last shot.

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Here’s who really needs the new COVID-19 booster

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30.09.2022

The new U.S. COVID-19 booster campaign needs a dose of clarity about its goals and limitations.

The latest “bivalent” vaccine........

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