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Modified mRNA COVID shots could increase protection as boosters – EMA

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Preliminary data has shown that mRNA

COVID-19 vaccines modified to include an Omicron variant strain

can increase and extend protection when used as a booster, the

European Medicines Agency said on Friday, following a meeting of

global health regulators.

(Reporting by Aby Jose Koilparambil in Bengaluru)