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Because it’s normal to have questions

For more than a year, most of the world has been outmatched by Covid. Now we have a powerful tool that’s the only way out of the pandemic: vaccines.

Covid vaccines were a true breakthrough, the result of dazzling scientific progress, substantial investment, and some plain old good luck. The…

Don’t skip your second Pfizer or Moderna shot. Without it, your protection won’t be as strong or long-lasting.

Almost 150 million doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the United States. Most adults are now at least partially vaccinated, and more and more people are choosing to get vaccinated every day. But some people may be wondering if their second shot is necessary. The answer is yes.

Welcome news for teens who are ready to get back to normal

Just in time for summer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced game-changing news. The FDA expanded the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer messenger RNA Covid-19 vaccine for kids ages 12–15 years old.

The Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine met the FDA’s safety and efficacy criteria to expand the emergency…

CDC director recommends pregnant people get vaccinated

More than 3.7 million people give birth in the U.S. every year. And this year, of course, a pandemic prevails. As a result, pregnant people and OB-GYN doctors like me are tracking the research on Covid-19 vaccination in pregnancy.

The most extensive study to date, published in The New England…

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