Local and distal involution of recalcitrant warts after a single intralesional dose of measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine.
We describe the use of a single intralesional treatment with the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine to successfully eliminate both local and distant recalcitrant warts as well as the proposed mechanism of this method. There are no other known reports of complete wart regression at distant untreated sites after a single intralesional MMR treatment. PMID: 30677806 [PubMed - in process]
Prevalences, nuances of presentation, and likely clinical course of myocarditis after use of some vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 are in sharper view after additions to the literature this week.Medscape Medical News
NIH-sponsored study assessed dose in adults fully vaccinated with any EUA or approved COVID-19 vaccine
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About 4% of polled executives said they're dropping their vaccine mandate, 29% are in a wait-and-see position, and 12% are less likely to impose a mandate now.WebMD Health News
Individuals with moderate to severe depressive symptoms are more likely to say they believe misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines than those without depressive symptoms, according to areport in JAMA Open Network. Moreover, individuals who believed misinformation about COVID vaccines were less likely to be vaccinated or be willing to get the vaccine.“As such, individuals already burdened with depression may be at a higher risk of COVID-19,” wrote lead author Roy H. Perlis, M.D., M.Sc., of Massachusetts General Hospital and colleagues.The researchers analyzed data from U.S. adults who responded to at least one o...
Americans are less accepting of booster shots than initial COVID vaccinations, a new poll shows, despite a steady flow of information showing boosters improve a person's protection against the virus.WebMD Health News
(New York) — The COVID-19 booster drive in the U.S. is losing steam, worrying health experts who have pleaded with Americans to get an extra shot to shore up their protection against the highly contagious Omicron variant. Just 40% of fully vaccinated Americans have received a booster dose, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And the average number of booster shots dispensed per day in the U.S. has plummeted from a peak of 1 million in early December to about 490,000 as of last week. Also, a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that Americans are mor...
Because of rich sensory innervation, any injection into the digits is a singularly unpleasant experience for patients (eg, injection of lidocaine for local anaesthesia; the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine1; or purified protein derivative for warts on the digits).