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Should you get a COVID-19 booster shot now or wait until fall? Two immunologists help weigh the options

Should you get a COVID-19 booster shot now or wait until fall? Two immunologists help weigh the options

While COVID-19 vaccines continue to be highly effective at preventing hospitalization and death, it has become clear that the protection offered by the current vaccines wanes over time. This necessitates the use of booster shots that are safe and effective in enhancing the immune response against the virus and extending protection. But when to get …

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Experts weigh in on who could be helped after new cancer drug breakthrough — and when

Experts weigh in on who could be helped after new cancer drug breakthrough — and when

In 2020, nearly 340,000 people died from rectal cancer. Now a new treatment giving hope for beating the disease — and maybe for other forms of cancer as well — could be available within a year. A recent trial, conducted by researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and published in the New England Journal of Medicine …

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