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  • How often should people get COVID boosters?

    Many people in the U.S. who are fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID have been waiting—eagerly in some cases—to receive another layer of protection as they pass the six-month mark after their last booster in fall 2022.

  • Combination vaccines are coming for respiratory diseases

    Combination vaccines are nothing new for the healthcare industry. Childhood vaccines, as well as a single shot for tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis for adults, have long been combined for ease of administration and increased compliance rates.

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In September 1993, a small group of microbiologists and infectious diseases specialists in Karachi formed The Karachi Infectious Diseases Society which later grew into a nationwide body of microbiologists and ID physicians and thus became known as THE INFECTIOUS DISEASES SOCIETY OF PAKISTAN (IDSP).

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What is COVID-19 and Long COVID?

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COVID-19 may cause some people to experience long-term symptoms and conditions from their infection, known as long COVID…

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COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, has brought about a global health crisis. To protect yourself, your loved ones, and the wider community, it’s essential to follow these prevention measures and recommendations

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The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, has prompted an unprecedented global research effort to better comprehend the virus, develop effective treatments, and formulate strategies for prevention and control.

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