November 19, 2021
How to Decide Which Booster Shot to Get
The United States has recently started rolling out booster shots for the COVID vaccine. The booster shot is an additional shot to try and increase the effectiveness of the vaccine. The people who are currently eligible to include booster shots are those who are:
65 years old and older
Any person 18+ who live in long-term care settings
Any person 18+ who have underlying medical conditions
Any person 18+ who live or work in high-risk settings
Any person 18... Read More
January 22, 2021
Name: Rejoice Dhliwayo
Department: Biomedical Sciences
Role at UNH: Alumni
Year Graduated from UNH: 2019
How does getting this vaccine make you feel?
Getting this vaccine makes me feel honored and privileged and I am excited to make the steps toward combatting this virus that has changed many lives around us.
What does getting this vaccine mean to you?
Getting this vaccine means helping protect my friends, family, the patients I take care of and the people around... Read More
November 12, 2020
An Update from Pfizer Inc.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, pharmaceutical companies all around the world have answered the call to action for creating a vaccine for the virus (Sars-CoV-2) that causes COVID-19. As of Monday, November 9th, Pfizer Inc. released results from their latest COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial. Pfizer Inc. is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world and is based out of New York City, Ny. In the third phase of testing,... Read More
February 3, 2017
Breaking Down the Basic Facts About Flu Shots and Why Some of us Get Sick Anyway.
The topic of getting the flu shot can bring about some interesting questions; Are flu shots necessary? Will getting vaccinated make me sicker than if I hadn’t? Are they just a waste of money?
As many may know, the Influenza vaccine is typically a deactivated form of the most common strain(s) of influenza, predicted for the upcoming year. The vaccines are designed to help those injected build immunity (via... Read More