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Posts from the Pandemic

All the posts from our Dear Pandemic Facebook page dating back to May 1st, 2020, are currently archived here and can be searched for by category, key words, etc. Be sure to check back often as additional posts are being added each day.

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Do flu shots work?

Infectious Diseases Vaccines

Yes. Annual flu vaccines prevent hundreds of thousands of cases of flu and save thousands of lives every year. The answer to the question “how well do they work” isn’t black and white because it changes from year to year, and even sometimes within a season. But even in a year when the flu vaccine

Does the bivalent COVID-19 booster vaccine help protect against getting sick from COVID-19?

Vaccines

Short answer: yes! The bivalent booster vaccine does give additional protection against symptomatic COVID-19 infections for people who had previously received the OG COVID-19 mRNA vaccines. In September 2022, the US Advisory Committee on immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended that all persons aged 12 and up who had already gotten their primary series of COVID-19 vaccines

¿Estás interesado en unirte a nuestro nuevo Equipo de Redes Sociales?

Posts en Español Uncategorized

Las Nerdy Girls queremos llegar a nuevas audiencias, ¡y estamos buscando voluntarios para nuestro nuevo equipo de redes sociales! Siga leyendo para saber cómo unirse al equipo. En los últimos dos años, Las Nerdy Girls hemos sido un pequeño grupo de voluntarias (¡todavía todos voluntarios!). Estamos dedicadas a la comunicación científica fáctica en torno a