The positivity rate of home tests was comparable to official results through June 2022 but then started to drop off.
Global cases have declined 25% in the previous 4 weeks, but deaths rose 13%.
FDA advisers recommend offering just the newer bivalent versions of the vaccine for both primary and booster series.
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