On August 24, experts at Keck Medicine of USC answered common questions about updated protective measures for staying healthy and safe during the respiratory virus season. Since then, more information has become available on BA.2.86, the new COVID-19 variant, and guidelines for the new COVID-19 vaccine. Keck Medicine has released a new version of the article in accordance with the updated information.

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