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Updated: Nov. 30, 2023
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What do I need to know about the bivalent COVID-19 booster?
Health Canada approved a new COVID-19 bivalent vaccine booster from Moderna earlier this month. The updated shot builds on the original vaccine by adding protection specifically against the Omicron BA.1 variant. Dr. Lynora Saxinger, infectious diseases specialist at the University of Alberta, shares what you need to know as the boosters roll out.