~ Authored by Dr Farah Ingale, Director-Internal Medicine, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi-A Fortis Network Hospital ~
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On Friday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said, the United States will accept the use by international visitors of COVID-19 vaccines authorized by U.S. regulators or the World Health Organization.
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The report published on Monday
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Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick said there will be a move towards greater
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Prior vaccination results in less severe disease against subsequent infection provide
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