[PBS NewsHour]

COVID boosters and what you need to know before holiday gatherings

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — Starting this weekend, COVID-19 boosters will now be available for any of the three federally approved vaccines.

At least 10 states had already made this change as COVID cases rose — climbing by 33 percent in the last two weeks.

For the moment, death rates are stable. But the country is still averaging more than 1,100 deaths a day. PBS NewsHour’s Stephanie Sy reports.