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Several studies on vaccines in kids are assessing the efficacy and safety in babies as young as six months of age.
The Lambda strain is the new kid on the block, and it has spread to more than two dozen countries, with a heavy concentration in South America. Cases are starting to pop up in other areas of the world, such as Canada, the U.S., and the United Kingdom.
For Splinter Removal – you can try to remove the splinter ASAP to prevent infection from foreign bodies and apply rubbing alcohol to the affected area. The longer you wait, the harder it is to remove a splinter. Seeing a medical professional on day 3 or 4 isn’t likely to lead to successful removal.
Cases of myocarditis and pericarditis following an mRNA vaccine have been reported internationally. As a result, Health Canada has updated the product monographs for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to include infrequent case reports of these illnesses.
Delta variant – it is essential to complete the vaccine series with a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to ensure optimal protection. Increased spread of the Delta variant emphasizes the need to get a second dose. One dose simply isn’t enough to protect from COVID-19.
Due to the concern around the Delta variant, Ontario is eager to get second vaccines complete for those living in hot spots. People who received the first dose on or before May 30 can book their second dose this week.