Lauran Neergaard, The Associated Press

Lauran Neergaard

The Associated Press

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Recent articles by Lauran:

The flu is back, and could be worse than usual this year

This year, anybody 65 or older is being encouraged to get a special kind of flu vaccine for extra protection. → Read More

The flu is back, and could be worse than usual this year

This year, anybody 65 or older is being encouraged to get a special kind of flu vaccine for extra protection. → Read More

The flu is back, and could be worse than usual this year

This year, anybody 65 or older is being encouraged to get a special kind of flu vaccine for extra protection. → Read More

It’s flu vaccine time, and seniors need revved-up shots, experts say

After flu hit historically low levels during the COVID-19 pandemic, it may be poised for a comeback. → Read More

It’s flu vaccine time, and seniors need revved-up shots, experts say

After flu hit historically low levels during the COVID-19 pandemic, it may be poised for a comeback. → Read More

It’s flu vaccine time, and seniors need revved-up shots, experts say

After flu hit historically low levels during the COVID-19 pandemic, it may be poised for a comeback. → Read More

It’s flu vaccine time, and seniors need revved-up shots, experts say

After flu hit historically low levels during the COVID-19 pandemic, it may be poised for a comeback. → Read More

It’s flu vaccine time, and seniors need revved-up shots, experts say

After flu hit historically low levels during the COVID-19 pandemic, it may be poised for a comeback. → Read More

EXPLAINER: Should you get a new COVID booster? If so, when?

John Wherry will wait until later in the fall to consider getting an updated COVID-19 booster. The University of Pennsylvania immunologist knows it’s too soon after his shot late this summer,… → Read More

CDC endorses updated COVID boosters, shots to begin soon

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday endorsed updated COVID-19 boosters, opening the way for a fall vaccination campaign. → Read More

CDC endorses updated COVID boosters, shots to begin soon

The decision by CDC Director Rochelle Walensky came shortly after the agency's advisers said if enough people get boosters, the shots could prevent a winter surge. → Read More

CDC endorses updated COVID boosters, shots to begin soon

The decision by CDC Director Rochelle Walensky came shortly after the agency's advisers said if enough people get boosters, the shots could prevent a winter surge. → Read More

US clears updated COVID boosters targeting newest variants

The updated boosters are only for people who have already had their primary vaccinations → Read More

US clears updated COVID boosters targeting newest variants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Wednesday authorized its first update to COVID-19 vaccines, booster doses that target today’s most common omicron strain. Shots could begin within days. The move by th… → Read More

US clears updated COVID boosters targeting newest variants

The US authorized its first update to COVID-19 vaccines, booster doses that target today’s most common omicron strain. Shots could be available within days. → Read More

US approves new COVID boosters targeting latest virus variants

The U.S. on Wednesday authorized its first update to COVID-19 vaccines, booster doses that target today's most common omicron strain. → Read More

US clears updated COVID boosters targeting newest variants

The U.S. on Wednesday authorized its first update to COVID-19 vaccines, booster doses that target today’s most common omicron strain. Shots could begin within d → Read More

US clears updated COVID boosters targeting newest variants

The US authorized its first update to COVID-19 vaccines, booster doses that target today’s most common omicron strain. Shots could be available within days. → Read More

US clears updated COVID boosters targeting newest variants

The US authorized its first update to COVID-19 vaccines, booster doses that target today’s most common omicron strain. Shots could be available within days. → Read More

Updated COVID boosters are close. But how much will they help?

Pfizer and Moderna asked U.S. regulators to authorize their updated vaccines, which contain protection against BA.4 and BA.5, the newest versions of omicron. → Read More