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FDA approves new COVID-19 booster shots as Wisconsin sees uptick in cases and hospitalizations

By Lexi Schroeder, Fox 11 News

The latest round of COVID-19 vaccines have been approved by the FDA. On Tuesday, the CDC will determine who should get the new shots.

Fall may have only just arrived, but there’s already an uptick in COVID infections, in Wisconsin and across the country.

“Both nationally and locally, we’re seeing COVID continue to kind of wear it’s ugly head,” said Dr. Bill Hartman, principal investigator of the COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials at UW Health.

Hartman says we’re starting to see an uptick in not only cases, but hospitalizations. Read more …