Health officials recently gave emergency authorization for the COVID-19 ‘combo shots’ to help combat variants of the coronavirus. The initial supply of the combo shots (known as the bivalent shots to scientists) is expected to arrive in the coming days but in limited quantities. This comes on the heels of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the Food and Drug Administration approving the rollout of bivalent vaccines, which are said to specifically target different variants. Current vaccines match the virus strain that circulated in early 2020, and while those vaccinations still offer strong protection against serious illness or death, there’s little effectiveness from mutated strains like omicron. Dr. Akash Patel said for those who might have already gotten a . . .