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  1. Health officials in Canada are bracing for a wave of COVID-19 this summer, and are urging those behind on their boosters to catch up now
  2. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is asking vaccine manufacturers to change the formula of their booster shots to combat the dominant Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants

An increasing number of health agencies have changed how they’re reporting data on the coronavirus. A look at the current numbers in Canada for reported cases, deaths from COVID-19 and for hospitalizations can be found here.

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