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Lab data suggests the new COVID-19 booster shots should protect against a variant that concerns scientists. The boosters should be widely available this fall at pharmacies, like the one seen in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn borough in New York City. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images hide caption

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Lab data suggests new COVID booster will protect against worrisome variant

Preliminary laboratory studies find antibodies from previous infections and vaccinations can neutralize the BA.2.86 variant. The findings bode well for new boosters on the way this fall.

Lab data suggests the new COVID-19 booster shots should protect against a variant that concerns scientists. The boosters should be widely available this fall at pharmacies, like the one seen in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn borough in New York City. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images hide caption

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Lab data suggests new COVID booster will protect against worrisome variant

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NPR President and CEO John Lansing plans to step down in December, nine months before his term is set to end. Deveny Williams/Deveny Williams hide caption

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NPR CEO John Lansing will leave in December, capping a tumultuous year

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The scale of Starfield is enormous, as are the possibilities for players. Bethesda Softworks hide caption

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Inside the making of Starfield — one of the biggest stories ever told

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Inside the making of Starfield — one of the biggest stories ever told

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