UK CORONAVIRUS – UK approves first vaccine to target original, Omicron Covid variants

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The United Kingdom on Monday approved the first bivalent Covid-19 booster vaccine which targets both the original 2020 virus and the new Omicron variant.

The Moderna vaccine will be rolled out across the country for adults to get boostered in the fall, although the number of available doses is still unknown, the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency reported.