May 4, 2022
Life Sciences
  • A trio of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials said that “a new normal” may include an annual COVID-19 vaccine alongside a seasonal flu shot. “[Covid-19] will likely circulate globally for the foreseeable future, taking its place alongside other common respiratory viruses such as influenza,” they wrote in a new paper published in JAMA. This comes as many states are scaling back on how often they report key COVID-19 statistics, a shift that some experts worry might hinder efforts to mitigate outbreaks and negative effects of the coronavirus. (Article here)