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FDA Urges Drugmakers to Update Covid Booster Shots to Target XBB.1.5 Strain

This article discusses the FDA's recommendation that drugmakers update their Covid booster shots to target the predominant coronavirus strain in the US, XBB.1.5. The current vaccines still contain the original coronavirus strain, but the FDA is encouraging drugmakers to update their vaccines to ensure the best protection against the virus. The agency is also working with the CDC to ensure that the vaccines are distributed to those who need them.