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CHARLOTTE — U.S. Rep. Alma Adams, D-N.C., announced on Sunday that she's tested positive for COVID-19.
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2022 (HealthDay) -- As at-risk Americans stand in long lines across the country, trying to get the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine, U.S. officials on Tuesday announced they will modify dosing instructions for the shot to help stretch the supply.
FDA authorizes smaller doses of monkeypox vaccine to stretch supply. The new two-dose regimen will administer one-fifth of the dose just beneath the skin. One trial showed it produces an immune response that's similar to what's seen with a full-dose injection. Read more
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FRIDAY, July 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Americans could be getting updated COVID-19 booster shots that can battle the newest omicron variants as soon as mid-September.
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