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Why Do We Need Booster Vaccines?

Why Do We Need Booster Vaccines?

In mid-August, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) changed their emergency use authorizations for two of the vaccines to allow additional doses for specific groups. Why do we need booster vaccines if we already got our COVID shot? What kinds of boosters are there,...
What Are The COVID Variants?

What Are The COVID Variants?

Over the last year, the COVID virus has developed into many different variants. What are the variants of the virus, and how do we protect against these infectious diseases?  What are the COVID variants?  The newest SARS COV-2 variants come from the virus constantly...
What Does FDA Approval Really Mean?

What Does FDA Approval Really Mean?

FDA approval has been a buzzword since the COVID vaccines were developed. But what does FDA approval really mean? And why is a full approval of the COVID vaccine so important?  In short, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates and approves substances like...
Can Flu Shots Help Protect Against COVID?

Can Flu Shots Help Protect Against COVID?

Can flu shots help protect against COVID? Though it sounds unlikely, a new study has shown that those who are vaccinated against the flu and test positive for COVID-19 might have fewer symptoms than those with no vaccine. How can that be?  Although this hasn’t been...