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Matt Ford, who contracted monkeypox earlier this month, described it as a "pretty miserable experience" overall and urges others to get vaccinated.

What it’s like to have the virus, get vaccine

In mid-June, Matt Ford learned someone he had been in contact with the weekend prior was experiencing monkeypox symptoms. The following weekend, intense flu-like symptoms hit the 30-year-old hard. Fever, chills, sore throat, coughing, swollen lymph nodes and sweating through his sheets at night. After being swabbed for monkeypox at his doctor’s office, flu-like symptoms lessened but lesions appeared and became “quite painful.”  Dull, constant …

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With breakthrough COVID cases commonplace, experts set expectations about 'vaccine efficacy'

With breakthrough COVID cases commonplace, experts set expectations about ‘vaccine efficacy’

In the early days of the coronavirus vaccine rollout, scientists were hopeful it might herald the long-awaited turning point of the pandemic, not only bringing the threat of severe disease, hospitalization and death to an end, but also completely halting the spread of the disease. Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to the White House, …

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Should parents get the vaccine for their kids under 5? | CNN

Should parents get the vaccine for their kids under 5? | CNN

CNN  —  Parents of children under age 5 can finally get their kids the coronavirus vaccine. The US Food and Drug Administration and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have given the green light for both the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines for young kids. Now, everyone ages 6 months and older is eligible for …

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As Monkeypox Cases Rise, New York Will Distribute 8,000 Vaccine Doses

As Monkeypox Cases Rise, New York Will Distribute 8,000 Vaccine Doses

New York has emerged as a hot spot for a growing monkeypox outbreak, but as the city prepares to receive thousands of doses of vaccine, it is unclear how the city will distribute them equitably to the people most at risk for the disease: sexually active gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with …

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BNT162b2 Vaccine Effectiveness against Omicron in Children 5 to 11 Years of Age | NEJM

BNT162b2 Vaccine Effectiveness against Omicron in Children 5 to 11 Years of Age | NEJM

Data Source Clalit Health Services (CHS) is the largest integrated health care service provider in Israel, with more than 4.7 million active members. CHS maintains a comprehensive health care data warehouse that combines hospital and community medical records, including laboratory and imaging data and data on medication use and health care utilization. Covid-19–related data are …

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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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Guillain Barré Syndrome

Increase in Guillain-Barré Syndrome Following AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

Guillain-Barré syndrome. Credit: UCL A correlation between a first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine and a small but significant rise in cases of the serious neurological condition Guillain-Barré syndrome, has been identified by University College London scientists, as part of an analysis of United Kingdom National Health Service (NHS) data. Scientists, however, say it remains …

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How to get a vaccine against monkeypox in the US. Who should get one?

How to get a vaccine against monkeypox in the US. Who should get one?

Cases of monkeypox are increasing across the U.S., and as health officials maintain the threat to the general population is low, efforts to vaccinate those at risk have begun. The disease, which is caused by a virus and was first identified in humans in 1970, according to the World Health Organization, has usually been seen …

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