By Caroleine James
Wrangell Sentinel 

COVID boosters soon available through SEARHC


September 14, 2022

The Wrangell Medical Clinic expects to receive doses of the new COVID booster this week or next, according to Randi Yancey, medical office coordinator at the clinic. Both the Pfizer and Moderna boosters will be available once the shipment arrives.

The bivalent booster provides an immune response that is “broadly protective” against COVID-19, the Delta variant, and the BA.4 and BA.5 lineages of the Omicron variant, according to a recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration press release.

As the original coronavirus has mutated over time, the original vaccine has become less and less effect...

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