Weekly coronavirus-related chat, questions, and minor updates - week of September 5
This thread is posted weekly, and is intended as a place for more-casual discussion of the coronavirus and questions/updates that may not warrant their own dedicated topics. Tell us about what the situation is like where you live!
Most Californians Now Eligible for Updated Booster Vaccines Targeting Omicron
Katelyn Jetelina: Considerations for your fall booster
Interesting... I was going to wait 2 months. I'm not sure about waiting 3, since I'm stuck going to doctor appointments where no one wears masks and I'm going on a (very socially distanced) vacation at the 3 month mark.
New York's subway now has a 'you do you' mask policy. It's getting a Bronx cheer (NPR)
How nasal-spray vaccines could change the pandemic (Nature)
Also: Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 nasal vaccine approved for restricted use in India
I couldn't tell from the stories I looked at what "emergency use" means in India. Is it like in the US where it didn't change who could get the vaccine, or more restrictive than that?