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How do the monkeypox vaccines work?

Infectious Diseases Vaccines

The JYNNEOS vaccine is a live, attenuated FDA-approved vaccine for the prevention of monkeypox and smallpox. This means that the vaccine contains a weakened version of the vaccinia virus, a virus very similar to monkeypox and smallpox. This weakened virus cannot make copies of itself or spread. The body recognizes the virus and makes antibodies

If I got the smallpox vaccine as a kid, am I protected against monkeypox?

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Short answer: Probably to some degree, but just how much is up in the air. Because the virus that causes monkeypox is similar to the smallpox virus, smallpox vaccines are effective at preventing people from getting monkeypox. Prior studies using the Dryvax vaccine (the first-generation smallpox vaccine that was used during smallpox eradication), showed that

Can COVID-19 trigger shingles?

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In a nutshell, yes. Researchers recently found that people over 50 who had COVID were more likely to get shingles than people who did not have COVID. This risk persists for at least 6 months following COVID-19 infection. A separate study looked at people who got either mRNA vaccine for COVID-19 and found NO elevated

Las Fases Sintomáticas de la Viruela del Mono / Viruela símica

Infectious Diseases Posts en Español

Recientemente tuvimos unas publicaciones sobre la viruela del mono / símica. Lo que necesita saber ahora sobre la viruela del mono ¿Qué tan preocupado debería estar por la viruela del mono? La gráfica que compartimos hoy fue creada por @actasanitaria y no por Querida Pandemia. Para cualquier pregunta adicional sobre esta gráfica, por favor comuníquese

Dear Pandemic Live Q&A 08-12-22

Families/Kids Infection and Spread Infectious Diseases School Treatments Vaccines Videos

Those Nerdy Girls answer your questions about Monkeypox, masking at school, bivalent boosters, COVID-19 rebound, and more. Hosted by: – Malia Jones, PhD, MPH: Dear Pandemic Co-Founder & former EIC – Chana Davis, PhD: Dear Pandemic Contributing Writer & Founder, Fueled by Science ➡️ Welcome and Intros (0:00-0:46) ➡️ Monkeypox – How worried should I

El polio todavía existe y es importante reconocer los síntomas, como se transmite el virus, y cómo prevenir la transmisión por que la poliomielitis no tiene cura, pero es prevenible.

Infectious Diseases Posts en Español

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What is Parechovirus?

Infectious Diseases

There’s a new infection in the news – parechovirus. While it’s not a new virus, recent reports of severe cases have garnered public attention. In this post, Those Nerdy Girls are here to help you get the facts straight and learn how to protect yourself. 🦠 What is parechovirus? Parechovirus is a virus that is