Corona Calls

Corona Calls for 09.11.2023: The wave meets the booster

Discussed in this episode:

  • The FDA is poised to issue final approval of a new round of COVID vaccines as soon as today; a CDC advisory committee will issue recommendations on who should get it tomorrow (Tuesday); the new shots could be available as soon as Friday.
  • The vaccine is re-calibrated to target the main variant that was in circulation this Spring (XBB.1.5); there’s a roundup of studies estimating its efficacy against the variants currently in circulation here

Podcast music credit:  Now Son by Podington Bear, licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License.