Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are considering recommendations for the Moderna and J&J booster shot rollout. The booster shots were authorized Wednesday. (Reuters)

Pfizer’s booster shot helped improve protection against the COVID-19 virus among fully vaccinated people, according to a large trial. People who received the booster shot had a 95.6% lower risk of getting infected than people who received a placebo. (Business Insider)

Everly Health acquired fertility startup Natalist as the home testing and diagnostics business continues its expansion. The acquisition follows digital pharmacy Ro’s deal with Modern Fertility. (STAT)

Google remains “all in on health” and will focus on search capabilities, cloud tools for caregivers, and social determinants of health, chief health officer Karen DeSalvo said. Other major tech rivals, including Apple and Amazon, continue their investment in healthcare as well. (CNBC Weekly)

The House of Representatives passed two bills that aim to boost the nation’s manufacturing and medical stockpile in an effort to prepare for future pandemics. The bill involves a $500 million investment in supply chain flexibility. (Endpoints News)