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FDA Panel to Weigh Improved Booster Shots From Moderna, Pfizer

MONDAY, June 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel will vote on Tuesday whether to recommend that updated COVID-19 booster shots be used this fall to protect against Omicron and its highly contagious subvariants.

Because the virus mutates so quickly, the FDA may approve the new vaccine formulations as COVID-19 cases are expected to surge again this winter. Given how fast the virus changes, lengthy human trials may have to be abandoned in favor of more laboratory tests and animal tests, the New York Times reported.

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What Are Seasonal Allergies?

More than 67 million americans suffer from allergy symptoms, including hay fever. But, what is an allergy? What is an allergic reaction? What are common allergy symptoms? What allergy treatments are available?

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What is Pollen?

Pollen is one of the most common allergens in the United States. Pollen is an airborne allergen, which is picked up and carried by the wind. Various trees, grasses and weeds create pollen, which can cause hay fever, irritate your eyes and skin.

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