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Post-Infection COVID-19 Vaccination Halved Risk of Reinfection During Omicron Surge: Shanghai Study Claims

Wed Feb 07 2024

A groundbreaking study conducted in Shanghai reveals that post-infection COVID-19 vaccination can halve the risk of reinfection during the Omicron surge, providing crucial evidence to influence global vaccination strategies and policies. The findings...

Aedes Mosquito | NIAID on Flickr

Dengvaxia® Dengue Vaccine Shows Potential in 6 Year Study in Brazil

Thu Jan 04 2024

New Study Reveals Varied Effectiveness of Dengvaxia® Vaccine in Brazil: Despite being ineffective against one dengue serotype, the vaccine has shown promising results in reducing probable dengue cases, especially against certain serotypes, among resi...

Human knee | Oregon State University on Flickr

Significant Increase in Cruciate Ligament Surgeries in Japan

Mon Jul 17 2023

A new study conducted in Japan has revealed an increase in the number of cruciate ligament (CL) surgeries over the past six years. The study utilized data from the National Database of Health Insurance Claims and Specific Health Checkups of Japan to...

Ginza Mitsukoshi: Lion Statue | Dick Thomas Johnson on Flickr

Key Insights for Infectious Disease Modelling and Risk Assessment

Mon Jul 10 2023

New research has explored the value of collecting simulated trajectories, rather than just descriptive statistics, in collaborative infectious disease modelling efforts. The study compared projections from multiple epidemic models for COVID-19 in Be...