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Analysis: Pandemic fatigue makes the case for boosters a harder sell

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By Julie Steenhuysen and Maayan Lubell CHICAGO (Reuters) – Some nations are already looking to a fourth vaccine dose to help contend with a huge Omicron-driven spike in COVID-19 cases, but early signs suggest repeat vaccination may be a hard sell as beleaguered populations enter their third pandemic year. Uptake of the first round of boosters in recent months – a third shot for most – has lagged initial vaccinations. Disease experts say that rapidly shifting public health messaging in the face of a quickly-mutating virus has bred confusion and mistrust over the benefit of boosters. The Omicron…

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