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COVID super booster vaccines are reportedly set to get the green light for millions of Brits from autumn.

Around 30million over-50s are expected to be topped up with the jab, specifically designed to protect against the Omicron strain.

2Around 30million over-50s are reportedly set to be topped up with Moderna's 'super jab' from autumnCredit: AFP

The so called super-booster from Moderna is claimed to be five times better than the original vaccine and is expected to get the go ahead from drugs regulators within weeks, the Mail on Sunday reports.

It's unofficially named "214" and uses mRNA molecules to programme the immune system to protect against two types of Covid – the original Wuhan strain and Omicron.

It comes as Omicron cases surge once again, with infection levels jumping by almost a third last week.

They still remain lower however, than peak figures from March.

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Last Friday, the influential European Medicines Agency (EMA) said it believed Moderna’s new vaccine "may provide some advantages in widening the immune response" in recipients.

And it said "bivalent vaccines could be considered … for use as boosters".

Meanwhile, the company is already said to have held talks with UK health chiefs about dishing out the 214 jab.

Dr Paul Burton, chief medical officer at Moderna, said there is a "definite interest" from the UK in buying its new vaccine, the Telegraph reports.

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Last month, Moderna released positive results showing the so-called super jab gave strong protection against Omicron BA4 and BA5 – the two sub-variants that are driving the current wave of infection.

Dr Burton said: "I think the conclusions are that boosting … with 214, really could be a turning point in our fight against the SARS-Cov-2 virus."

It comes after survivors of the Omicron Covid wave were warned they won’t be able to fend off new strains of the bug circulating.

A study by Imperial College London found those who had previous Omicron illness were not immune to catching it again, including the older BA.1 and BA.2 versions, and newer BA.4 and BA.5 strains.

That’s despite the fact they had an immune boost against previous strains, such as Delta and Alpha.

Professor Danny Altmann, from Imperial’s Department of Immunology and Inflammation, said: “Not only can it break through vaccine defences, it looks to leave very few of the hallmarks we’d expect on the immune system.

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“It's more stealthy than previous variants and flies under the radar, so the immune system is unable to remember it.”

However, he stressed vaccines are still protective against severe disease and death.

2Moderna is already said to have held talks with UK health chiefs about dishing out the 214 jabCredit: AFP

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FDA expands monkeypox vaccine authorization to increase dose supply five-fold

A health worker administers a dose of the Bavarian Nordic A/S Jynneos monkeypox vaccine at a vaccination site in West Hollywood, California, on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022.Jill Connelly | Bloomberg | Getty Images

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday expanded its authorization for the monkeypox vaccine in a way that would significantly boost the limited supply of shots.

The FDA will allow health-care providers to administer the shots through intradermal injection, which would increase the supply of doses by to fivefold. The U.S. has struggled to keep with demand for the shots as the monkeypox outbreak grows.

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