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What’s up with varying vaccine side effects?

Vaccines

Q: I took my second Pfizer vaccine along with several friends and my mom. We all had minimal to no side effects. Is that worrisome that it didn’t “take”? Do side effects frequency vary with age or by vaccine? A: Good questions! So glad you got your shot! While “reactogenicity” symptoms are common, not having

What’s up with the new CDC mask study?

Masks Staying Safe

A: Good news, double-masking or tightening up ear loops works! Remember the key features of effective masking: FILTERING and FIT. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new experimental study testing ways to improve mask fit for cloth and medical masks to reduce leakage around the edges. Using mannequin “headforms” and