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New COVID Vaccines More Like Flu Shots

September 18th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

The FDA approved and authorized the new COVID vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer on Monday, amid an increase in COVID hospitalizations and concern about the spread of several new variants. The injections are being shipped to healthcare providers this week.  Dr. Sampathkumar from the Mayo Clinic says that these new vaccines will act more like the annual flu shots people receive…

Health experts also are urging people to get vaccinated for influenza. Experts say it is safe to get both the COVID-19 and flu vaccines at the same time.