A Kansas City doctor breaks down what additional COVID vaccines do, how they work, myths about test data and eligibility for a second or third booster.
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Health experts say the Omicron subvariant BA.2.12.1 often causes mild symptoms in vaccinated individuals within a week. Here's how long breakthrough COVID-19 symptoms last on average.
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Polio, caused by poliovirus, is a potentially life-threatening disease that causes paralysis in about one of every 200 people infected, per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Thanks to vaccines ...
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379 Polio Vaccines Given In Rockland After Resident Left Paralyzed - Nyack-Piermont, NY - Polio virus has been found in wastewater samples from Rockland County Sewer District No.1, officials said.
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Thanks to vaccines, most children will never get whooping cough, tetanus, polio or meningitis — so we rarely see how serious these diseases can be. As a result, parents may wonder if their child needs all of the vaccinations on the recommended immunization ...
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Analysts have extensively researched the global polio (poliomyelitis) vaccines market's milestones and the current trends that are expected to determine its future. Primary and secondary research methods were used to create an in-depth report on the topic.
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A polio case in New York — the first U.S. case in almost a decade — has sparked plenty of questions about the virus considered nearly eradicated.
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The MarketsandResearch.biz announced the release of the new research report entitled Global Oral Polio Vaccines (OPV) Market from 2022 to 2028. The re.
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The New York State Health Department warned Thursday about the potential community spread of polio, a disease the U.S. eradicated decades ago. Image: Polio vaccine. A health worker shows polio vaccine in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on May 18, 2022.
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The Covid vaccines provide robust protection against hospitalization and death, but when it comes to long Covid, the protection is "very modest," NBC News reports.
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For most people, poliomyelitis (polio) is a threat of the past. Since the inception of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) in 1988, more than 2.5 billion children have been immunized against polio, leading to its elimination from much of the ...
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Vaccines are locked in an endless arms race with viruses, as illustrated by omicron's knack for breakthrough infections.As the White House weighs summer boosters, a new study in the journal PNAS explores how long coronavirus inoculations last.
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Even two years and millions of pandemic infections, researchers are still learning about immunity to the virus and how long you can expect to remain disease-free after a shot or illness. Here's what the latest science says about immunity to COVID-19.
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Posts are circulating online claiming a Pfizer document reveals that COVID-19 vaccines are not safe for pregnant women and those breastfeeding. The guidelines, however, are from Britain's medicines regulator in 2020, not Pfizer; they do not indicate ...
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The oral polio vaccine, which helped the United States eliminate polio and is not administered in the country anymore, contains weakened live poliovirus. It is safe and effective, but in very rare cases, the weakened virus from the vaccine can revert to a ...
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Novavax is new in the covid-fighting arsenal, but it uses the same technology as more established vaccines. Here's how it differs from Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson.
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New York has one confirmed polio cases but health officials say wastewater surveillance indicates there may be hundreds of people infected. The U.S. hasn't seen a naturally occurring polio case since 1979; Only one vaccine has been used in U.S. since ...
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People can be protected against polio from two types of vaccines: an inactivated poliovirus vaccine given by injection and an oral polio vaccine containing a weakened version of the virus and given by mouth. The oral polio ...
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Poliomyelitis, or polio, is contagious. The IPV vaccine is used in the U.S. See the schedule and learn more from CDC.
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Only one kind of polio vaccine has been used in the U.S. since 2000. Two doses of it provide 90% protection against all three types of polio virus, while three doses show at least 99% immunity, the CDC says. There is one lifetime booster option but ...
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In a survey, thousands of people reported changes in periods or postmenopause bleeding after getting COVID-19 vaccines. But reproductive health experts say those changes aren't dangerous.
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Oral polio vaccines are relatively cheap and highly effective at preventing paralytic polio. And, they also can prevent transmission. Because the vaccine contains a weakened virus that can still replicate in the intestines, they can generate ...
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