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COVID vaccines

US to begin offering COVID-19 vaccine booster shots in September

Government expects to give out 100m extra jabs for free at 80,000 locations

A man is vaccinated against COVID-19 in Los Angeles on Aug. 17.    © Reuters

COVID-19 vaccine booster shots will be made widely available to Americans starting on Sept. 20, U.S. health officials said on Wednesday, citing data showing diminishing protection from the initial vaccinations as infections rise from the Delta variant.

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