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“Hospitalizations are rising. Deaths have ticked up. Wastewater samples are picking up the virus, as are labs across the country.” It’s not as dangerous as it was, but there’s no doubt that Covid cases are picking up again. But there’s some good news. “Four preliminary laboratory studies released over the weekend found that antibodies from previous infections and vaccinations appear capable of neutralizing the [latest] variant, known as BA.2.86.” NPR: Lab data suggests new COVID booster will protect against worrisome variant. And here’s some more good news: COVID-19 booster shots expected as early as next week.

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