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Saddle Up And Get The Second Shot--What The Experts Say About Skipping It

Saddle Up And Get The Second Shot--What The Experts Say About Skipping It

1 hour ago   |   Scary Mommy   |   6 articles

In two weeks, I will receive my second Pfizer COVID vaccination. I was on the fence when the vaccines became available about whether or not I'd get one at all. The more people...
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Face Masks can Become Seasonal After Covid-19 Pandemic: Antony Fauci

Face Masks can Become Seasonal After Covid-19 Pandemic: Antony Fauci

10 hours ago   |   Medindia Health   |   3 articles

During certain seasonal periods when respiratory borne viruses like the flu are high, people can wear face masks to reduce spreading of these respiratory borne diseases.
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Is It Covid or the Flu? New Combo Tests Can Find Out

11 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   3 articles

New tests for respiratory illnesses can look for more than 20 pathogens at a time.
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A Pandemic Silver Lining: Fewer Kids Are Getting Sick

12 hours ago   |   CommonHealth Wbur

Numbers confirming a mild flu season for adults and kids are already out. Now, a study in the journal Academic Pediatrics shows a dramatic drop in all pediatric sick visits in...
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Covid Will Be Like Endemic Flu Due To Variants, Says Canadian Expert

Covid Will Be Like Endemic Flu Due To Variants, Says Canadian Expert

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

Akin to the seasonal endemic flu, coronavirus will become a part of the viral ecosystem, due to the spread of several variants of concern.
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Scientists produce a universal flu vaccine using nanoparticles to induce long-lasting immunity

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases 's Vaccine Research Center and the University of Washington School of Medicine's Institute for Protein...
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Combo COVID-flu vaccine protects against current and emerging variants in animal model

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

Now, in new research posted to the bioRxiv preprint server, scientists at Novavax, Inc. present a vaccine including recombinant influenza hemagglutinin antigen along with...
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CDC Director Says U.S Is Ready If COVID Vaccine Is Seasonal Like Flu Shot

3 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

As the number of fully vaccinated Americans grows into the hundreds of millions, the CDC looks ahead to future safeguards against the virus COVID-19 variants have been...
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Cell-derived flu vaccine noninferior to egg-based vaccine in children, study finds

Cell-derived flu vaccine noninferior to egg-based vaccine in children, study finds

4 days ago   |   Healio

The results of a phase 3 trial demonstrated that a cell-derived quadrivalent influenza vaccine was well tolerated and elicited noninferior antibody responses compared with a...
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Researchers develop a multivalent vaccine for COVID-19 and influenza

5 days ago   |   News Medical   |   7 articles

Researchers at Duke University, USA, are looking into the possibility of a combined influenza and COVID-19 vaccine that could be used to simultaneously protect against annual...
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The Best Kids Basketball Shoes, According To Pros - And Why It Matters, Anyway

The Best Kids Basketball Shoes, According To Pros - And Why It Matters, Anyway

Basketball shoes, hiking shoes , and football clears are meant to serve a specific purpose... but when it comes to dribbling down the court, do you really need to run out and... Read more ...

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Use of best practice tariffs may improve quality of life among patients with hip fracture

Research from the National Health Service showed attainment of best practice tariffs may improve health-related quality of life among patients who experienced a hip... Read more ...

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While therapists appear to prefer virtual sessions over in-person meetings, a significant proportion admit to being distracted while delivering care, according to a small... Read more ...

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Age to discontinue surveillance in BE should be based on comorbidity status, sex

Age to discontinue surveillance in BE should be based on comorbidity status, sex

Clinicians should factor comorbidity status and sex when considering the optimal age to discontinue surveillance in patients with non-dysplastic Barrett's esophagus. “modeling... Read more ...

Navigating Prior Authorization and Costs for HFrEF Drugs

Online tools and decision aids can help clinicians and patients work through the barriers that have slowed the use of new drugs such as sacubitril-valsartan. theheart.org on... Read more ...