Tag Archives: Vaccines

All the Differences Between the Covid Vaccines, Explained

When the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines rolled out with mRNA technology, everyone wondered exactly what that meant. Now, other vaccines are on the horizon in the US—some are already authorized for use in other countries—with different and sometimes more traditional technologies behind them. The bottom line is this: Each type of Covid-19 vaccine that’s been… Read More »

Flu Vaccines Failing Seniors

Ever since the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began recommending that all Americans 6 months of age and older get an annual flu shot, it’s been touted as the best method of preventing influenza. While it’s true that influenza is a highly infectious airborne disease, controversy exists over the use of influenza vaccines,… Read More »

Vaccines for women: Before conception, during pregnancy, and after a birth

The rise of vaccine-preventable illnesses, such as measles and hepatitis, in the United States and around the globe has been alarming in recent years. For women — especially those hoping to become pregnant, as well as women who are pregnant or have recently had a baby — vaccines can be a worrisome topic. There are… Read More »