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VUMC strongly recommends COVID-19 bivalent booster vaccination as new COVID-19 variants appear in our region

Jan. 4, 2023—With the development of new variants of the COVID-19 virus across the U.S. and the world, Vanderbilt University Medical Center recommends getting the bivalent booster vaccination.

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COVID-19 bivalent vaccine boosters available for employees of VUMC and VU, as well as patients

Sep. 13, 2022—by Madison Agee The Food and Drug Administration recently approved a bivalent version of the COVID-19 vaccine booster. Bivalent vaccines contain two mRNA components that will help generate an immune response to both the original strain of Sars-CoV-2, the COVID-19 virus, as well as the two omicron variants of SARS-CoV-2 (BA.4 and BA.5) that are...

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Additional COVID vaccine helps protect transplant patients

Apr. 13, 2022—Additional booster doses of vaccine against COVID-19 are particularly important for those who are immunosuppressed, namely those who have had solid organ transplants, a new study shows.

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