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Matthew Woodruff

Instructor of Human Immunology, Emory University


Even Bivalent Updated COVID-19 Boosters Struggle to Prevent Omicron Subvariant Transmission – An Immunologist Discusses Why New Approaches Are Necessary

The new bivalent boosters against COVID-19 have failed to halt omicron infections. However, new technologies are being developed that pave a way forward.


FDA Panel Recommends Limiting Pfizer Booster Shots to Americans 65 and Older, and Those at High Risk of Severe COVID-19

An FDA panel has voted against recommending approval of a booster COVID-19 shot for the general population – disappointing some public health officials.