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New CDC-Approved Booster Being Rolled Out in WV

September 7th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The new Omicron booster has been approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and doses have already started arriving in West Virginia. Governor  Jim Justice, during his COVID pandemic briefing, said the booster is designed specifically to help provide better protection from the BA.4 and BA.5 variants, which are now dominant in the country as well as in West Virginia. While the new  booster has been approved for those over 12 years old the governor said that the state will  initially target those 65 and over, long-term care residents, health care workers and those who systems are compromised…