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Interim Recommendations of the Advisory Committee ...

Interim Recommendations of the Advisory Committee …

Recommendations for the Use of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine in Children Aged 6 Months–5 Years and the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine in Children Aged 6 Months–4 Years Data reviewed with the EtR Framework supported the use of COVID-19 vaccine in children aged 6 months–5 years. COVID-19 is a major public health problem among young children. As …

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The U.S. Is Rolling Out Monkeypox Vaccines to the Public

The U.S. Is Rolling Out Monkeypox Vaccines to the Public

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) The U.S. will soon greatly expand its vaccination program for monkeypox. On Tuesday evening, the Biden administration announced that it is planning to release a stockpile of over a million vaccine doses to the public by the end of fall. The vaccines will primarily be given to close contacts of confirmed cases …

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Kids' vaccines are 'a game changer,' experts say—here's what else needs to happen to end the Covid pandemic

Kids’ vaccines are ‘a game changer,’ experts say—here’s what else needs to happen to end the Covid pandemic

For months, the country has been waiting on a pandemic turning point — and it might be here, in the form of kids under age 5 becoming eligible for Covid vaccines. Just don’t expect it to make Covid disappear overnight, experts say. Covid vaccines for small children are “absolutely a game changer for some families,” …

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US to offer monkeypox vaccines in states with high case rates | CNN

US to offer monkeypox vaccines in states with high case rates | CNN

CNN  —  The Biden Administration announced plans to beef up its response to monkeypox on Tuesday, detailing plans to offer more vaccines and more tests to people who are most at risk of getting it—including men who have sex with men and their partners. The move comes after pressure from states, who have been pushing …

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The CDC is sending monkeypox vaccines to people at high risk in a race to prevent the spread

The CDC is sending monkeypox vaccines to people at high risk in a race to prevent the spread

Test tubes labelled “Monkeypox virus positive and negative” are seen in this illustration taken May 23, 2022.  Dado Ruvic | Reuters The Biden administration has distributed 1,200 monkeypox vaccine doses for people who have had high-risk exposures to the virus, part of a nationwide public health response to stamp out the disease before it causes …

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Why This New COVID Antibody Test Could Unlock Mass Screening for Immunity

Why This New COVID Antibody Test Could Unlock Mass Screening for Immunity

The uptick in COVID cases these days is driven a lot of different factors—in great part the emergence of highly contagious variants like omicron and a drop in masking and social distancing rules, but also an overall waning in immunity for those who are vaccinated, which is no surprise. Antibodies, whether prompted by infection or …

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