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Medical appointments and the pandemic
October 07, 2021
Which medical appointments do you need as we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic? In most cases, you can safely go to any type of medical appointment you would typically have.
COVID-19 update: Vaccines for children 5-11
September 30, 2021
Dr. Mandie Svatek, a pediatrician at University Health, answers common questions from worried parents, and why she allowed her own daughter to participate in a COVID-19 vaccine clinical study.
What we know about COVID-19 vaccines for 5-11 year-olds
September 28, 2021
Recently, Pfizer announced findings from clinical trials that showed their COVID-19 vaccines are safe for children ages 5-11. Right now, the Pfizer vaccine is only FDA-authorized for children 12 and older.
Monoclonal antibody treatment with Dr. Jan Patterson
September 23, 2021
Dr. Jan Patterson, an infectious disease expert at University Health, explains how manmade antibodies attack the COVID-19 spike protein and prevent the virus from entering the cell.
Avoid a “twindemic”, get flu and COVID-19 shots
September 17, 2021
The vaccination message this fall is simple: Get your flu and COVID-19 vaccines to avoid a "twindemic."
Do I need a third dose of the COVID vaccine?
August 24, 2021
According to the CDC, people with compromised immune systems are more vulnerable to COVID-19 because they are at a higher risk of developing serious and prolonged illness. But what does it mean to be immunocompromised?
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