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Biochemist Daniela Beatriz Ori manipulates swab samples to make a real time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) analysis for COVID-19 testing at the biochemistry lab of Central Navy Hospital Dr. Pedro Malloon April 28, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo by Amilcar Orfali/Getty Images)
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WATCH LIVE | NACI strongly recommends COVID-19 boosters for people over 50

The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) is now strongly recommending adults over the age of 50 be offered COVID-19 boosters, while those aged 18 to 49 'may' be offered boosters based on individual risks and where they live.

A man enters a COVID-19 vaccination site in Montreal, on Dec. 1, 2021. (Ryan Remiorz / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

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WATCH LIVE | NACI strongly recommends COVID-19 boosters for people over 50

The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) is now strongly recommending adults over the age of 50 be offered COVID-19 boosters, while those aged 18 to 49 'may' be offered boosters based on individual risks and where they live.

A man enters a COVID-19 vaccination site in Montreal, on Dec. 1, 2021. (Ryan Remiorz / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

WHO says measures used against Delta should work for Omicron

Measures used to counter the Delta variant should remain the foundation for fighting the coronavirus pandemic, even in the face of the new Omicron version of the virus, World Health Organization officials said Friday, while acknowledging that the travel restrictions imposed by some countries may buy time.

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WATCH LIVE | NACI strongly recommends COVID-19 boosters for people over 50

The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) is now strongly recommending adults over the age of 50 be offered COVID-19 boosters, while those aged 18 to 49 'may' be offered boosters based on individual risks and where they live.

A man enters a COVID-19 vaccination site in Montreal, on Dec. 1, 2021. (Ryan Remiorz / THE CANADIAN PRESS)