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09/21/23 Health Advisory: New COVID-19 Vaccines Authorized, Previous Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccines Deauthorized
FDA deauthorized previous bivalent COVID-19 vaccines. On Sept. 11, 2023, FDA deauthorized previous bivalent COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer. CDC recommends new, updated (2023–2024) COVID-19 vaccines. CDC’s new, updated (2023–2014) COVID-19 vaccine recommendations: Vaccination remains the best way to prevent COVID-19 hospitalization and death and reduces the risk of long COVID. The new, updated…
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued a Health Alert Network (HAN) Health Advisory to: Recommendations for Healthcare ProfessionalsThis guidance pertains to managing severe V. vulnificus wound infections. Diagnosis Clinical Management Clinician Reporting Recommendations for the PublicTaking the following steps can help keep you safe: Contacting Whatcom County Health and Community Services.…
A Pierce County man was diagnosed July 13 with colonization due to Candida auris (C. auris), a multidrug-resistant fungus that can cause serious infections. This is believed to be the first locally acquired case in Washington. C. auris is a type of yeast that can cause severe illness, especially in those suffering from serious medical conditions who have…