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Category: Vaccines

A young woman holds her hand, which is covered with a patch or adhesive bandage after vaccination or injection of medication.

March 9, 2021

Vaccines for Adults: Here Are the Ones You Need

Staying on track with recommended vaccines is important for your long-term health.


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Shot of a doctor applying a band aid after injecting a patient in his arm

March 4, 2021

Vaccine Side Effects: 4 Things to Know

The most common reported side effect of the COVID-19 vaccines is pain at the injection site.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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older woman wears a face mask while she looks out the window

February 15, 2021

You Can Still Get COVID-19 After Vaccination, but You’re Less Likel...

The vaccines may not prevent the virus, but they will protect against serious illness.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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Close up of a young woman getting vaccinated

February 10, 2021

6 Things You Need to Know About Getting Your Second Dose of the COV...

Here are six things you need to know about getting your second dose.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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Close-up of bottles of COVID-19 vaccine

February 4, 2021

What’s the Difference Between FDA Emergency Use Authorization and F...

An overview of Emergency Use Authorization and how it differs from normal vaccine approval.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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Covid-19 vaccination record card with vials and syringe.

February 1, 2021

More COVID-19 Vaccines Are in Development, and You Can Join the Pro...

The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Novavax could play an important role in vaccinating rural communities.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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A portrait of active senior woman with laptop working in home office.

January 27, 2021

Nervous About COVID-19 Vaccination? Read This

3 tips to address your anxiety around getting a COVID-19 vaccine.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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