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Laarni San Juan

I Wish I’d Known About the Shingles Vaccine Sooner

What started out as a small blemish turned into the worst illness of my life

Semhar Fisseha

My Journey With Long Covid Symptoms

Before long Covid, I was a healthy, active woman who stayed on my feet all day. After getting sick, I visited 8 doctors before I found one who took my long Covid symptoms seriously.

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Will Omicron-Specific Booster Shots Be More Effective at Combating Covid-19? 5 Questions Answered

The new booster shot is now available. Here’s what you need to know.

 Kizzmekia S Corbett, Ph.D.

15 Minutes With: Kizzmekia S Corbett, Ph.D., Talks to HealthyWomen About Omicron

The renowned scientist who led the team that developed the Moderna vaccine against Covid-19 discusses the pandemic and what she hopes for the future

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A Mother’s Journey to Getting Her Children Vaccinated

There’s a lot of misinformation out there about vaccines — and this is complicating vaccine decisions

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Conservative Blocs Unleash Litigation to Curb Public Health Powers

Public health experts say the litigation has endangered the fundamental tools that public health workers have utilized for decades to protect community health

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Should You Get a COVID-19 Booster Shot Now or Wait Until Fall? Two Immunologists Help Weigh the Options

Clinical studies show that mixing and matching booster vaccines can lead to a more robust immune response.

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5 Things You Should Know About Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and Covid-19

AMR is one of the top 10 global public health threats today. Explore the facts about the effects of Covid-19 on AMR

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Should You Wear a Mask on a Plane, Bus or Train When There’s No Mandate? 4 Essential Reads to Help You Decide

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still recommends that passengers mask up while on planes, trains or buses, but it’s no longer a requirement

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The 1 in 10 U.S. Doctors With Reservations About Vaccines Could Be Undermining the Fight Against Covid-19

Recent study finds that the same factors thought to encourage hesitancy in the general public – like having right-leaning political views – might also motivate physician opposition to vaccination

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Even After Lockdowns Eased, Pandemic Depression Persisted Across Social Classes – New Study

The pandemic’s sustained impact on the nation’s mental health is unprecedented

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