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Are we fully vaccinated, even with a booster, or should we get a third shot to catch up with those who got Pfizer or Moderna?
Since 1991, most children have been getting vaccinated against hepatitis B, so most adults under 30 are not at risk for the liver disease.
Vaccine effectiveness for children ages 5 to 11 was 91%, and serious side effects are rare.
People with blood cancers and those on chemotherapy may not respond adequately to their first two vaccine doses.
Younger adults and stem cell transplant recipients are at highest risk for measles and mumps.
Teens can receive the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine at the same time as their COVID-19 vaccine.
People who received a higher dose had stronger and longer-lasting immune responses.
A study from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society finds that antibody production varies widely across blood cancer types.
An extra booster dose raised antibody levels in one third of people with organ transplants, but many remain unprotected.
The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted key health services for children and adolescents, including HPV vaccination for cancer prevention.
However, other malignancies caused by human papillomavirus, including anal and oral cancers, are on the rise.
The CDC and FDA confirmed that the vaccine is safe, and said the recent pause should be lifted for all groups.
Health officials have paused distribution to investigate a rare blood clotting disorder.
Natural immunity and vaccine responses may be weaker in people with immune suppression, so they should get their second dose promptly.
A number of people reached out to find out what is happening to me now. Here’s my update.
Researchers report that a personalized cancer vaccine called NeoVax may work to keep melanoma at bay
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