Boosters for everyone (for ever and ever)…Mask up, bitches!

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”Moderna Chairman Noubar Afeyan indicated on Tuesday that his company's COVID-19 shot could require yearly boosters.

"It may well need an annual booster, potentially varying on a year-to-year or every few years basis as the virus varies," Afeyan said on the Fox Business Network during an interview on "Mornings with Maria."
 
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New variant and wave incoming!
There have been other variants found that ended up dying out. So it’s not like the CDC and WHO are announcing variants for the sole purpose of panicking the public and carrying out some nefarious secret plan.

The R.1 variant was first detected in Japan at the end of November 2020.

The variant raised concerns in the U.S. after it infected 45 residents and staff at a Kentucky nursing home. It was then detected in 47 U.S. states and 35 countries around the world. Researchers found its mutations helped it bypass the antibody protection provided by COVID-19 vaccinations.

But neither the World Health Organization (WHO) nor the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have classified the R.1 variant as one of concern or interest, a classification that indicates its potential for having widespread health impacts. Globally, there have been 10,573 known cases of the R.1 variant, as of September 24.

On September 20, the WHO downgraded the COVID-19 variants Eta, Iota and Kappa variants from being "variants of concern" to "variants under monitoring."

R.1 and other variants have all remained far less prevalent than the Delta variant. As of September 20, the Delta variant accounts for 99 percent of all COVID-19 cases throughout the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.