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FDA Panel Backs Second Shot for Those Who Got J&J Vaccine

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The panel suggests that the second J&J dose come at least 2 months after the first shot. It’s not technically a booster, but it’s moving Johnson & Johnson from a one-dose vaccine to a two-dose one, similar to Moderna’s and Pfizer’s vaccines. Source: Medical News

WHO Honors Henrietta Lacks as Family Pursues Justice

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Lacks’s cells, commonly known as “HeLa,” are the only known human cells that continue to stay alive and reproduce outside of the human body. Her cells have been used for decades in medical discoveries and live-saving treatments. Source: Medical News