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COVID shots should target JN.1 variant in fall 2024 campaign, US FDA says

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FILE PHOTO: Children aged 5 to 11 receive booster vaccinations against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Schwenksville
June 07, 2024
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(Reuters) -The U.S. health regulator on Friday advised COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers that new shots for the fall 2024 campaign should target the JN.1 variant that was dominant earlier this year.

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