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Category: Vaccines

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January 6, 2021

3 Things Parents Should Know About the COVID-19 Vaccines and Children

Kids won’t be able to receive the vaccines for several more months.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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January 5, 2021

3 Things People with Allergies Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vacc...

If you have allergies, don’t assume you can’t get the shot.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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Coronavirus medical vaccine pattern. Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine liquid on glass bottle on pastel blue background. Copy space.

December 10, 2020

4 Things We Have Learned from the Published COVID-19 Vaccine Trial ...

Understanding what the results from COVID vaccine trials mean for the pandemic.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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December 9, 2020

The Science of mRNA Vaccines

Scientists are using this more efficient technology to create a strong immune response seen in other vaccines.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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March 13, 2017

‘Conversations with Innovators:’ UNC hematologist on promising drug...

Kenneth Ataga, MD, director of the UNC Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program, was featured in a video by the American Society of Hematology in which he discussed the favorable results of a yearlong clinical trial studying crizanlizumab as a therapy to prevent and treat painful crisis events in patients with sickle cell disease.

Clinical Trials, Hematology, Vaccines

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February 26, 2014

UNC researchers discover new target for dengue virus vaccine

By re-engineering a tiny chain of amino acids in one type of dengue virus, Ralph Baric and Aravinda de Silva discover a new path toward solving the dengue vaccine dilemma. The research has the potential to transform vaccine development for other diseases, including SARS and HIV.

Research, Vaccines

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