Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Yes, you still need to wear a mask after you get the COVID-19 vaccine

The country's first coronavirus vaccinations are now being distributed. The FDA granted the Pfizer vaccine emergency authorization for use, and it's expected that soon, possibly by this week, it will do the same for the Moderna ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

MMR vaccine could protect against COVID-19

The measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine has been theorized to provide protection against COVID-19. In a new study published in mBio, an open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology, researchers provide further ...

Vaccination

'No Jab, No Pay' raises catch-up vaccination rates

The national "No Jab, No Pay" policy has been associated with substantial catch-up vaccination activity in lower socio-economic status areas in Australia, according to research published today by the Medical Journal of Australia.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Could common vaccine given to kids help prevent COVID-19 in adults?

Washington University School of Medicine is helping lead an ambitious, worldwide study to see if giving adults the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine - a common vaccine administered to young children - could help protect ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

MMR vaccine could protect against the worst symptoms of COVID-19

Administering the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine could serve as a preventive measure to dampen septic inflammation associated with COVID-19 infection, say a team of experts in this week's mBio, a journal of the American ...

Health

Authors say vaccine advocates must harness power of story

You know that old saw about how doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result constitutes insanity? Well, a new paper by researchers in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Kansas ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mumps study shows immunity gaps among vaccinated people

Immunity against mumps virus appears insufficient in a fraction of college-aged people who were vaccinated in childhood, research from Emory Vaccine Center and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates. The ...

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