(Long Beach, CA) — Starting this week, there is a new player in the COVID-19 vaccine game. Doses of the newly approved Novavax vaccine are being rolled out in Los Angeles County this week. Novavax shots are available in the city of Long Beach. The FDA issued an emergency use authorization for the vaccine last month after research showed it was 90-percent effective against the coronavirus. Two doses are administered three weeks apart for eligible people 18 years of age or older. While its not like there is an explosion of Americans looking for a new vax, it is NOT an mRNA vaccine…read more about it here: https://www.yalemedicine.org/news/covid-19-vaccine-comparison#:~:text=While%20other%20vaccines%20trick%20the,nanoparticle%2C%20which%20cannot%20cause%20disease.